1995 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 300 of 393

  • Jun 4 49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win
  • Jun 4 8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 5 The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Jun 7 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
  • Jun 8 Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
  • Jun 9 Congo (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden
  • Jun 9 Killer (1994) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Smoke (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 11 Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings
  • Jun 14 Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win
  • Jun 15 Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
  • Jun 15 Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
  • Jun 20 Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun
  • Jun 25 Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who escapes unharmed

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • Jun 26 Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
  • Jun 27 Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)
  • Jun 27 Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears
  • Jun 27 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
  • Jun 27 Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
  • Jun 30 Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island
  • Jul 1 Kiersten Rickenbach, of NJ, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Jul 2 Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election
  • Jul 6 Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon
  • Jul 6 Venezuelan Congress approves the country's first investment law allowing for foreign participation in oil exploration and production
  • Jul 7 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL home game (vs BC Lions)
  • Jul 7 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), lands
  • Jul 8 1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold
  • Jul 9 US international postage rates rise to 60 cents per ounce

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 Former South African President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Jul 11 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men are massacred when Bosnian Serbs overrun the UN 'safe haven' of Srebrenica.

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 12 Enrique Iglesias releases his first album, "Enrique Iglesias"

King of Latin Pop Enrique Iglesias
King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
  • Jul 13 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), launches
  • Jul 15 Birmingham Barracudas 1st CFL home game (vs Hamilton)
  • Jul 15 Northern Virginia begins using new area code 540

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Jul 17 Forbes Magazine announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world with a net worth of $12.9 billion dollars

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • Jul 18 DC3 crashes at Antananarivo, Madagascar, 34 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 18 "Dreams from My Father", a memoir by Barack Obama is published by Times Books

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Jul 20 The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.
  • Jul 21 Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent
  • Jul 22 Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Jul 22 Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina
  • Jul 23 Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later
  • Jul 25 A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
  • Jul 27 Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 28 Art Modell's rep begins secrets talks to move team to Baltimore

  • Jul 28 Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices
  • Aug 2 Saudi Arabia's King Fahd issues a decree replacing all members of the Council of Ministers who do not have blood ties to the royal Family
  • Aug 4 Operation Storm begins in Croatia.
  • Aug 5 The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated as the day of victory (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day) in Croatia.
  • Aug 6 Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

BattleAtomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Aug 6 Thousands gather in Hiroshima for the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city

  • Aug 8 Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning
  • Aug 9 South Africa celebrates the first National Women's Day
  • Aug 14 Shannon Faulkner becomes 1st woman to attend the Citadel
  • Aug 14 Iran's official news agency, IRNA, reports that Iran has been unable to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the imposition of a unilateral oil embargo by the US
  • Aug 15 "Macarena" single is released by Los del Rio
  • Aug 17 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Aug 18 Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save
  • Aug 19 After 5 days Shannon Faulkner quits as 1st woman at the Citadel
  • Aug 20 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
  • Aug 21 US marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho
  • Aug 21 Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 529 crashes near Carrollton, Georgia, killing 9 crew and passengers
  • Aug 23 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save
  • Aug 24 Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Aug 24 Microsoft debuts Windows 95
  • Aug 25 Andrew Symonds scores 254 Gloucs v Glam, world record 16 x 6
  • Aug 25 Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves
  • Aug 26 Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucestershire v Glamorgan
  • Aug 27 Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days
  • Aug 28 Northants 7-781 declared defeats Nottinghamshire 527 & 157
  • Aug 28 Kuwaiti Oil Minister Abdul Mohsen al-Medej announces that his country will increase its oil production capacity to as much as 3.5 million barrels per day by 2005
  • Aug 29 NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
  • Aug 30 Cable News Network joins the internet
  • Aug 30 Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record
  • Sep 1 Infinity Radio agrees to voluntarily pay $1.7 million to US Treasury
  • Sep 1 New York reinstates the death penalty
  • Sep 1 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio
  • Sep 2 Southern California begins using new area code 562
  • Sep 3 Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
  • Sep 3 eBay (Electronic Bay) founded by Pierre Omidyar
  • Sep 4 The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.
  • Sep 6 Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
  • Sep 7 STS 69 (Endeavour 9), launches into orbit
  • Sep 7 Sen Bob Packwoord (R-Ore) resigns rather than face expulsion
  • Sep 9 "Broadway Limited" last train ride (began in 1902)
  • Sep 9 Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904
  • Sep 11 Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • Sep 11 Soyuz TM-22, lands
  • Sep 12 Belarus military shoots down a hydrogen balloon, killing its two American pilots.
  • Sep 13 The Kuwaiti Oil Ministry states its intention to seek a 200-million-barrels-per-day increase to its current 2-million-barrels-per-day crude oil production quota at OPEC meeting in Vienna
  • Sep 14 Body Worlds opens in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 16 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sep 18 Art Modell 1st meets (he claims) with Balt to move Browns
  • Sep 18 Space shuttle STS-69 (Endeavour 9), lands

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 201 - 300 of 625

  • Apr 9 James Bullock, colliery manager, dies at 92
  • Apr 10 Chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies
  • Apr 10 Glyn Jones, writer, dies at 90
  • Apr 10 Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • Apr 10 Morarji Desai, PM of India (1977-79), dies
  • Apr 10 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer, dies at 85
  • Apr 13 Edward Firth Henderson, arabist, dies at 77
  • Apr 13 Lawrence Allan Laurie Scott, script writer, dies at 87
  • Apr 14 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Advent), dies at 89
  • Apr 14 Donald Keech, entrepreneur, dies at 74
  • Apr 14 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, dies at 89
  • Apr 15 Denis Harding, soldier, dies at 79
  • Apr 16 Cheyenne Brando, daughter of Marlon, commits suicide
  • Apr 16 Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave labourer, activist (b. 1982)
  • Apr 17 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
  • Apr 18 Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (1958-62), dies
  • Apr 19 Igor Hajek, translator/writer, dies at 64
  • Apr 19 J Peter Grace Jr, CEO (W R Grace), dies from cancer at 81
  • Apr 19 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70
  • Apr 20 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician (1945-54), dies
  • Apr 20 Sunil Jayasinghe, Sri Lankan wicketkeeper (1979 World Cup), suicide
  • Apr 20 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, dies at 81
  • Apr 21 Stafford Heginbotham, British toymaker (Tebro Toys) and Football Club Chairman, dies at 61
  • Apr 22 Maggie Kuhn, activist (Gray Panthers), dies at 89
  • Apr 23 Robert Selby Taylor, bishop, dies at 86
  • Apr 24 Douglas Gunsekera, banker, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Art Fleming, game show host (Jeopardy), dies at 74
  • Apr 27 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (b. 1921)
  • Apr 28 Henry C Rogers, press Agent, dies at 81
  • Apr 29 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57
  • Apr 29 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, dies at 79
  • Apr 30 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival king, dies at 34
  • May 4 Lewis T Preston, American banker (President of the World Bank 1991-95), dies at 68
  • May 5 Anthony Wagner, genealogist, dies at 86
  • May 5 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, judge, dies at 89
  • May 5 James Pack, naval officer museum curator, dies at 81
  • May 5 Lionel Alexander Bethune [Alastair] Pilkington, British engineer (float glass), dies at 75
  • May 5 Mikhail Moseyevich Botvinnik, world chess champ, dies
  • May 6 Dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to Port throne, dies at 88
  • May 6 Hilda Toledano (b. 1907)
  • May 7 Ernest H Martin, impressario, dies at 75
  • May 7 Lawrence Josset, engraver, dies at 84
  • May 7 Maria Luisa Bemberg, fil maker, dies at 73
  • May 8 Jerry Zipkin, socialite, dies at 80
  • May 8 Prem Bhatia, journalist, dies at 83
  • May 9 Abha Gandhi, servant to Gandhi, dies at 68
  • May 9 Charles Montgomery Monteith, publisher, dies at 74
  • May 10 Hilde Jarecki, educationist, dies at 83
  • May 11 David Avidan, poet/writer, dies at 62
  • May 12 Giorgio Belladonna, bridge champion, dies at 71
  • May 12 Reza Abdoh, theatre Director, dies at 32
  • May 14 Maezumi Hakuyu Taizan Koun, teacher (Zen Buddhism), dies at 64
  • May 14 Christian B. Anfinsen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
  • May 16 Ragnhild Marie Hatton, Norwegian historian, dies at 82
  • May 19 Robert S. Dietz, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961, dies at 80
  • May 21 Kieron Walsh, academic, dies at 46
  • May 21 Les Aspin, US sec of Defense (1993-95), dies of stroke at 56
  • May 21 Patrick Bowles, writer/translator, dies at 68

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 24 Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1964-70, 74-76), dies of cancer at 79

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson
  • May 28 Jean Muir, British fashion designer, dies at 66
  • May 29 Margaret Chase Smith, 1st woman Rep & Sen (R-Me), dies at 97
  • May 30 Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at 72
  • May 30 Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, British national park warden, dies at 87
  • May 30 Lofty England, English automotive engineer and race team manager (b.1911)
  • Jun 1 Ronald Anthony "Tony" Clegg, property trader, dies at 58
  • Jun 3 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher, dies at 69
  • Jun 3 Frank Waters, American writer, dies at 92
  • Jun 3 Jean-Patrick Manchette, French thriller writer (3 to Kill, The Prone Gunman), dies at 52
  • Jun 4 Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist, dies at 80
  • Jun 4 Herta Ryder, literary agent, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Paul WIlliams, climber, dies at 49
  • Jun 4 William J Law, sailor, dies at 84
  • Jun 6 James Anderson, writer, dies at 41
  • Jun 7 Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
  • Jun 8 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jun 8 Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
  • Jun 9 Walter Landor, designer, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Ernest Anderson, publicist, dies at 85
  • Jun 10 Masaya Hanai, Japanese businessman, dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (Carol Burnett Show), dies at 76
  • Jun 11 Luigi Innocenti, designer, dies at 71
  • Jun 14 Gesualdo Bufalino, novelist, dies at 74
  • Jun 14 Gordon Greig, journalist, dies at 63
  • Jun 14 Roger Joseph Zelazny, sci-fi writer, dies of cancer at 60
  • Jun 17 Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
  • Jun 18 Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
  • Jun 19 Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
  • Jun 19 Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
  • Jun 20 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), found dead at 67
  • Jun 20 Emil Mihai Cioran, writer/aphorist, dies at 84
  • Jun 20 Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot, dies at 91
  • Jun 21 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98
  • Jun 22 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 23 Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Jun 24 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66
  • Jun 24 John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner, dies at 71
  • Jun 25 Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 27 Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator, dies at 59
  • Jun 28 Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83