1995 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 200 of 394

  • Mar 4 Michael Johnson runs world record 400m indoor (44.63 sec)
  • Mar 5 Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election

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Mar 5 Graves of Tsar Nicholas II and family found in St Petersburg

  • Mar 5 Marc Velzeboer skates world record 3 km short track (5:00.26)
  • Mar 6 American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets
  • Mar 6 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Phoenix AZ on KEDJ 106.3/100.3 FM
  • Mar 7 US dollar worth record 1.5330 Dutch guilders
  • Mar 7 NY becomes 38th state to have the death penalty
  • Mar 8 -26°F (-32.2°C) in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Mar 8 -44°F (-42.2°C) in Chosedacharad, Komi-district, on 67°N
  • Mar 8 Kostis Stephanopoulos, Greek conservative politician (President of Greece, 1995-2005), dies at 90
  • Mar 8 Dutch Liberal Party wins Provincial-National elections
  • Mar 9 Mexican peso worth 7.55 pesos to a dollar (record)
  • Mar 9 President Konstantine Karamanlis (88) of Greece, resigns
  • Mar 10 Car bomb explodes in Karachi at shiite mosque, 17+ killed
  • Mar 11 -36.8°F (-38.2°C) in Chosedachar, Komi-district, on 67°N
  • Mar 11 Pres Nazarbajev disbands Kazakhstan parliament
  • Mar 11 Sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US
  • Mar 11 Yolanda Chen hop-skip-jumps world indoor record 15.03m
  • Mar 12 Congress party loses India national election
  • Mar 12 Ice Pairs Championship at Birmingham won by Radka Kovarikova & Rene Novotny
  • Mar 12 Lara scores 139 in ODI v Australia at Port-of-Spain
  • Mar 12 Letitia Vriesde runs South American indoor record 800m (2:00.35)
  • Mar 12 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
  • Mar 12 World Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)
  • Mar 13 Anti-fascist Kazakhstan anti-parliament forms
  • Mar 13 Hungarian Forint devalued 9%
  • Mar 13 Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators
  • Mar 14 1st time 13 people in space
  • Mar 16 Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67
  • Mar 16 Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery & ratifies 13th Amendment
  • Mar 16 World best 7th wkt stand 461 by Bhupinder Singh Jr & P Dharmani
  • Mar 17 British pound hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record)
  • Mar 17 Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House
  • Mar 17 US approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck & Co
  • Mar 18 STS 67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16½ days
  • Mar 19 5 die by poison gas in Japanese subway
  • Mar 19 Arizona outside of Phoenix begins using new telephone area code 520
  • Mar 19 Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)
  • Mar 19 Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election
  • Mar 19 Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3:54.08)
  • Mar 20 Dow-Jones hits record 4083.68
  • Mar 20 Poison Gas released in Tokyo subway 12 killed, 4,700 injured

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Mar 21 NJ officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Mar 21 NYC agrees to sell its 2 owned radio stations (WNYC AM & FM)
  • Mar 22 Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist
  • Mar 23 Dollar equals 88.41 yen (record)
  • Mar 26 Mashonaland beat Mashonaland U-24 by 165 runs to win Logan Cup
  • Mar 26 The Schengen Treaty goes into effect.
  • Mar 28 World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank & Bank of Tokyo merge
  • Mar 29 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM
  • Mar 31 1st game at Coors Stadium Colo (replacement Rockies beat Yanks 4-1)
  • Apr 1 Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee
  • Apr 2 NY Police Dept & NY Transit Police merge into one organization
  • Apr 2 North & Western Colorado begins using new area code 970
  • Apr 2 Sunday NY Times raises price from $2.00 to $2.50
  • Apr 3 Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena
  • Apr 8 BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted
  • Apr 10 NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more
  • Apr 13 Yankees beat the Mets 2-0
  • Apr 18 Houston Post folds after 116 years
  • Apr 19 Oklahoma City bombing - a truck bomb at Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building kills 168 & injures 500
  • Apr 21 FBI arrested Timothy McVeigh & charge him with Oklahoma City bombing
  • Apr 22 General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby

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Apr 23 President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Apr 24 Dow Jones Index hits record 4303.98
  • Apr 24 Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B Murray
  • Apr 26 Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings
  • Apr 28 Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die
  • Apr 28 Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die
  • Apr 29 Longest sausage ever, at 28.77 miles, made in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Apr 30 After 120 years the last 15 A & S dept stores close
  • May 1 Steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia v WI at Sabina Park
  • May 1 Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence.
  • May 1 "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" single released by John Michael Montgomery (Billboard no. 1 Hot Country Singles & Tracks' 1995)
  • May 2 Expos bat out of order against Mets in 6th inning
  • May 2 Serbian missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six
  • May 3 David Bell debuts for the Indians (3rd generation player, Gus & Buddy)
  • May 7 Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election
  • May 7 Twins beat Indians 10-9 in 17 innings, 6 hours & 36 minutes
  • May 9 Kinshasa, Zaire under quarantine after an outbreak of Ebola virus
  • May 10 Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein
  • May 10 In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident
  • May 11 In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • May 12 Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)
  • May 12 Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves
  • May 13 6.5 earthquake hits Greece

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May 14 Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader

11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
11th Panchen Lama
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima
14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • May 15 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • May 16 Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier
  • May 18 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma
  • May 19 Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time
  • May 19 World's youngest doctor, Balamurali Ambati, 17, graduates Mount Sinai
  • May 20 Twins Marty Cordova ties rookie record of HRs in 5 consecutive games
  • May 22 Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunion special, televised
  • May 25 The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
  • May 28 Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people
  • May 28 Southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941
  • Jun 1 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • Jun 1 Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 101 - 200 of 626

  • Feb 14 Patricia Highsmith, writer, dies at 74
  • Feb 14 Roger de Grey, English chairman of Royal Academy (1984-93), dies at 76
  • Feb 14 Siem Suurhoff, TV-director (Behind the News, Sonja), dies at 58
  • Feb 14 U Nu, PM of Burma (1948-56, 57-58, 60-62), dies at 87
  • Feb 15 Francis Taylor, builder, dies at 90
  • Feb 15 Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist/rebel, dies at 77
  • Feb 15 Lord Taylor of Hadfield, British President of Taylor Woodrow Group, dies at 90
  • Feb 15 Nabila Diahnine, Algerian architect/feminist, murdered at 33
  • Feb 15 Sahnoun Jawhari, Tunisian Annahda-leader, dies at 40 in jail
  • Feb 15 Viscount Camrose, British large landowner/Conservative, dies
  • Feb 16 John Everett Allen, US businessman, dies at 91
  • Feb 16 Martin Soames, traveller, dies at 91
  • Feb 17 Thelma Hulbert, painter, dies at 81
  • Feb 17 Timothy Hugh Brown, theatre critic, dies at 52
  • Feb 19 Calder Willingham, American novelist and scriptwriter (End as a Man), dies at 72
  • Feb 19 Ian Ball, photographer, dies at 80
  • Feb 19 Shlomo Averbach, Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi, dies at 84
  • Feb 20 John Humphreys Whitfield, italianist, dies at 88
  • Feb 20 Shlomo Averbach, Rabbi, buried in Jerusalem, 250,000 attend
  • Feb 21 Robert Bolt, British playwright (Doctor Zhivago, Bounty), dies at 70
  • Feb 22 Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80
  • Feb 22 Lembarek Boumaarafi, Algerian murderer of Pres Boudiaf, dies
  • Feb 23 Art Kane, photographer, dies at 69

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Feb 23 James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Scottish author (All Creatures Great & Small), dies at 78

Novelist James Herriot
Novelist
James Herriot
  • Feb 23 Norman Hunter, English children's writer (Professor Branestawm), dies at 95
  • Feb 23 Peter Guy Wykeham Fighter Pilot-Barnes, dies at 79
  • Feb 25 Jack Clayton, British director (Great Gatsby), dies at 73
  • Feb 25 Oh Jin Woo, Korean minister of defense, dies
  • Feb 27 Bernard Cornfield, financier, dies at 67
  • Feb 27 Philip Sherrington, opus Dei Priest, dies at 51
  • Mar 1 Edmund Boyd Fisher, publisher, dies at 56
  • Mar 1 Vladislav Listyev, Russian TV-journalist, murdered at 38
  • Mar 2 Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48
  • Mar 3 Gilbert Gadoffre, French scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 3 Howard Hunter, US leader of Mormon Church (1994-95), dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Howard Yanks, founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65
  • Mar 3 Pierre Tisseyre, publisher (Circle du livre de France), dies at 85
  • Mar 5 Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist, dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Lord Benson, British accountant, dies at 85
  • Mar 6 David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24
  • Mar 6 Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78
  • Mar 6 Helene Weijel, author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44
  • Mar 7 Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74
  • Mar 7 Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies
  • Mar 7 Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force gen, commits suicide at 64
  • Mar 7 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer, dies at 87
  • Mar 7 Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82
  • Mar 8 Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader (Jewish Aid Fund), dies at 83
  • Mar 8 Paul George Vincent O'Shaughnessy Horgan, novelist, dies at 91
  • Mar 9 Ian Ballantine, publisher, dies of heart attack at 79
  • Mar 10 Alexander Hyatt-King, Mozart scholar, dies at 84
  • Mar 10 Carel Birnie, ballet producer, dies at 69
  • Mar 10 Richard Baerlein, racing writer, dies at 84
  • Mar 11 Ernest Kabushemeye, Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered
  • Mar 11 Frank Fidler, English artist, dies at 84
  • Mar 13 Abdul Ali Mazari, Afghan Shiite leader, shot to death
  • Mar 13 John Silverlight, journalist, dies at 75
  • Mar 13 Leo Kaplan, lawyer (ASCAP), dies at 89
  • Mar 13 P C J van Lierde, Dutch vicar-gen of Vatican (1951-91), dies at 87
  • Mar 14 Johan W "Jo" van Marle, CEO (KNVB, 1980-93), dies at 70
  • Mar 14 William A Fowler, US nuclear/astro physicist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83

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Mar 14 John Peters Humphrey, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate, dies at 89

  • Mar 15 Carlos Menem Jr, Son of Argentine President, dies at 26
  • Mar 16 Clan Fraser of Lovat, soldier/Landowner, dies at 83
  • Mar 16 Lord Lovat, [Shimi], Scottish landowner, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48
  • Mar 17 Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61
  • Mar 18 Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80
  • Mar 19 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Gerard Tebroke, 5/10 km-dasher, dies at 45
  • Mar 20 Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
  • Mar 20 Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
  • Mar 21 Daan Wildschut, Dutch painter/author, dies at 81
  • Mar 21 Etienne Martin, French sculptor, dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Peter Woods, newsreader, dies at 64
  • Mar 23 Robert Turner, winner of 1st All-American Soap Box Derby, dies at 72
  • Mar 23 Russell Reading Braddon, author, dies at 74
  • Mar 24 Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88
  • Mar 24 Trevor Oswald Ling, religious Studies Professor, dies at 75
  • Mar 25 James Gardner, designer, dies at 87
  • Mar 25 Peter Herbert Penwarden, priest, dies at 73
  • Mar 25 Warren E Burger, chief justice of US (1969-86), dies
  • Mar 25 James Coleman, American sociologist (b. 1926)
  • Mar 27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • Mar 27 Bernard Cornfeld, Romanian/US financier (Fund of Funds), dies at 67
  • Mar 28 Vivienne Byerley, publicist, dies at 88
  • Mar 28 William Hayter, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-57), dies at 88
  • Mar 29 Carl E Jefferson, record company owner, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 James Eric Storrar, fighter pilot, dies at 74
  • Mar 29 John Elliott Terry, film financier, dies at 82
  • Apr 1 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • Apr 1 Richard Pool, naval Officer, dies at 75
  • Apr 1 Lucy Rie, American potter (b. 1902)
  • Apr 1 H. Adams Carter, American Alpine Club President, 10th Mountain Division trainer (b. 1914)
  • Apr 2 Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86
  • Apr 3 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer, dies at 86
  • Apr 4 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), dies at 81
  • Apr 5 Christian Pineau, French politician, dies
  • Apr 6 Vieno J Sukselainen, PM of Finland (1959-61), dies