1995 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 390 of 390

  • Sep 24 Volcano Mount Ruapehu (North Island, NZ) erupts

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Sep 26 "George" magazine premieres, published by John F. Kennedy Jr

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.

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Sep 28 Yitzhak Rabin and Yasir Arafat sign accord to transfer West Bank to the PLO

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Sep 28 Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup.
  • Sep 29 Indians break 1902 Pirates record for largest lead over 2nd-place team (KC) (27½ games)
  • Sep 29 Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka
  • Sep 29 US space probe Ulyssus completes 2nd passage behind Sun
  • Sep 30 Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
  • Oct 1 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • Oct 1 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
  • Oct 1 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
  • Oct 1 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
  • Oct 3 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)
  • Oct 4 Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
  • Oct 6 BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels
  • Oct 6 51 Pegasi discovered as the first major star, apart from the Sun, to have a planet orbiting around it
  • Oct 7 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees
  • Oct 10 Israel begins West Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
  • Oct 10 Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits
  • Oct 10 Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics
  • Oct 11 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches

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Oct 11 O.J. Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Oct 13 Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 13 Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms
  • Oct 16 Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • Oct 16 Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka
  • Oct 16 Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. (over 830,000 African American men attend)
  • Oct 16 ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out
  • Oct 17 Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • Oct 20 STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit
  • Oct 20 Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • Oct 21 Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Oct 24 Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s)
  • Oct 26 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • Oct 27 Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • Oct 29 Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25
  • Oct 30 Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • Nov 2 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • Nov 5 STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands

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Nov 5 André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • Nov 6 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir who opposed peace with Palestinians
  • Nov 7 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM
  • Nov 10 In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces
  • Nov 12 25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06
  • Nov 12 NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50
  • Nov 12 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit
  • Nov 15 Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir
  • Nov 16 US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease

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Nov 16 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Nov 18 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen
  • Nov 19 CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • Nov 19 Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Nov 19 Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
  • Nov 20 FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC

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Nov 20 Princess Diana admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Nov 20 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands
  • Nov 21 Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Nov 21 Israel grants jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard citizenship
  • Nov 22 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
  • Nov 22 OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • Nov 24 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
  • Nov 26 New Zealand score 8-348 in 49 overs v India in Nagpur ODI
  • Nov 28 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack

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Nov 29 US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Nov 30 Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Dec 2 17th ACE Cable Awards: TLC wins the Golden CableACE for "KnowTV: Changing What, Why and How You Watch"
  • Dec 3 Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar
  • Dec 3 Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864
  • Dec 4 Atherton (185*) bats for 643 minutes to save Johannesburg Test
  • Dec 5 The Sri Lankan government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.
  • Dec 7 US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter
  • Dec 10 Michael Slater scores 219 v Sri Lanka at the WACA
  • Dec 10 Muralitharan takes 2-224 in Australian innings of 5-617
  • Dec 10 Worst snowstorm in Buffalo history, 37.9" in 24 hours (Starting Dec 9 at 7 PM, breaks previous record of 25.3" in 1982

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Dec 12 Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres addresses both houses of the US Congress

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Dec 12 Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

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Dec 13 Christopher Reeve released from physical rehab center after his fall from his horse in a riding competition

  • Dec 13 US Federal Court votes that Cable companies must carry local stations
  • Dec 14 AIDS patient Jeff Getty recieves baboon bone marrow transplant
  • Dec 14 Yugoslav Wars: The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris by leaders of various governments ending the conflict in former Yugoslavia
  • Dec 15 Playboy goes back on sale after 36 year ban in Ireland
  • Dec 16 The official adoption of the name "Euro"
  • Dec 20 American Flight 965 crashes in Columbia, 159 die, 5 survive
  • Dec 20 NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia.
  • Dec 21 Martina Ertl of Germany wins her 3rd giant slalom world cup
  • Dec 21 The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.
  • Dec 26 Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing (SL v Aust, MCG)
  • Dec 30 Carquest Bowl 6: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 20-10
  • Dec 30 Lowest ever UK temperature recorded of -27.2°C iat Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands, equaling the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire on February 11, 1895 and January 10, 1982
  • Dec 31 Cartoonist Bill Watterson ends his "Calvin & Hobbes" comic strip

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History

Deaths 301 - 400 of 629

  • 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
  • Jun 30 Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies
  • Jul 1 Ronald Farrow, radio producer/priest, dies at 49
  • Jul 1 Wolfman Jack, disc jockey (Midnight Special), dies at 57
  • Jul 2 George Seldes, journalist, dies at 104
  • Jul 2 Gervase F Ashworth Jackson-Stops, architectural adviser, dies at 48
  • Jul 3 Albert Hardy, photographer, dies at 82
  • Jul 3 Gil Wolman, situationist, dies at 65
  • Jul 4 Bob Ross, artist, dies at 52
  • Jul 4 Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar, dies at 85
  • Jul 5 Adrienne Keith Cohen, travel editor, dies at 69
  • Jul 6 Aziz Nesin, Turkish writer, dies at 79
  • Jul 6 Helene Johnson, American Harlem Renaissance poet, dies at 87
  • Jul 7 Gabor Ormai, viola Player, dies at 40
  • Jul 7 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer, dies at 73
  • Jul 8 Elizabeth Adams, madam, dies at 65
  • Jul 9 Jacques Molicard, translator/Navigator, dies at 62
  • Jul 9 James Cameron Tudor, politician, dies at 66
  • Jul 9 John Eric Tieman, production Manager (Guardian), dies at 67
  • Jul 9 W Fenton Morley, preacher, dies at 83
  • Jul 10 Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman, dies at 74
  • Jul 11 John Cruickshank, French scholar, dies at 70
  • Jul 13 Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, Danish toy manufacturer (Lego Group) (b. 1920)
  • Jul 14 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), dies at 59
  • Jul 16 Eleanore M "May" Sarton, Belg/US writer (Land of Silence), dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Max Factor Jr, makeup inventor, dies
  • Jul 16 Mordechai Gur, Israeli general, commits suicide at 65
  • Jul 16 Peter Francis de Sautoy, publisher, dies at 83
  • Jul 16 Stephen Harold Spender, writer, dies at 86
  • Jul 17 Joe Hutton, northumbrian piper/shepherd, dies at 71
  • Jul 18 Fabio Casartelli, Italian olympian (Oly-gold-92), dies at 24
  • Jul 19 Michael Andrews, painter, dies at 66
  • Jul 19 Yusef Bedri, educationist, dies at 82
  • Jul 20 Helmut Erich Robert Gernsheim, photographer/collector, dies at 82
  • Jul 21 Elleston Trevor, author, dies
  • Jul 23 Bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52
  • Jul 24 Don Richard Carpenter, novelist, dies at 64
  • Jul 25 Janice Elliott, English novelist, dies at 63
  • Jul 26 George Romney, politician, dead Heart attack, dies at 88
  • Jul 26 Raymond Mailloux, Quebec politician (b. 1918)
  • Jul 27 Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher, dies at 56
  • Jul 30 Charles James Dunn, japanese scholar, dies at 80
  • Jul 30 Harry Shorto, linguist, dies at 75
  • Aug 2 Colin Gray, airman, dies at 80
  • Aug 3 Marcus Chenault, killer of Martin Luther King Jr's mother, dies at 54
  • Aug 3 Edward Whittemore, American writer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 4 J Howard Smith Oil Tycoon, dies
  • Aug 5 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker, dies at 73
  • Aug 5 Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81
  • Aug 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52
  • Aug 7 Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner, dies at 66
  • Aug 7 Tom Scott, poet/editor, dies at 77
  • Aug 9 John Schofield, journalist, dies at 29
  • Aug 9 Willem Noordhoek, photographer, dies at 78
  • Aug 10 Fay Honey Knopp, activist, dies at 76
  • Aug 11 Douglas John Gorman, businessman, dies at 58
  • Aug 11 Kenneth Lo, cookery writer/restaurateur, dies at 81
  • Aug 13 Alison Hargreaves, mountaineer, dies at 33
  • Aug 13 Per-Jakez Helias, Writer/teacher, dies at 81
  • Aug 13 Jan Křesadlo, Czech-born writer (b. 1926)
  • Aug 14 Joseph Fattorini, businessman, dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Humphrey Sims Moore, pacifist/journalist, dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Ismay Thomas, teacher, dies at 74
  • Aug 16 John Priestly McCartjy, detroit DJ, dies at 62
  • Aug 17 Marjorie Sykes, peace campaigner, dies at 90
  • Aug 17 Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (b. 1933)
  • Aug 18 Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer, dies at 39
  • Aug 20 Hugo Pratt, graphic artist, dies at 68
  • Aug 20 Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist, dies at 64
  • Aug 21 Hilda Beatritz Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara, dies at 39
  • Aug 21 Manfred Donike, chemist Drug Test pioneer, dies at 61
  • Aug 21 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, physicist (Nobel-1983), dies at 84
  • Aug 22 Jose Antonio Giron de Velasco, politician, dies at 83
  • Aug 23 Alfred Eisenstaedt, photojournalist, dies at 96
  • Aug 23 Arthur Holt, politician, dies at 81
  • Aug 23 Hedda J Garza, writer/political activist, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 James Pilditch, designer, dies at 66
  • Aug 23 Vincent Gordon Lindsay White, tycoon, dies at 72
  • Aug 24 Erich Geiringer, general Practitioner campaigner, dies at 78
  • Aug 26 David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62
  • Aug 26 Evelyn Wood, speed reading guru, dies at 86
  • Aug 26 John Costello, historian, dies at 52
  • Aug 26 Omukama Patrick D Matthew Olimi Kaboyo II, king of Toro, dies at 49
  • Aug 27 Carl Ronald Giles, cartoonist, dies at 78
  • Aug 27 Dick Bentley, entertainer, dies at 88
  • Aug 28 Agnes Patrick, campaigner, dies at 85
  • Aug 28 Michael Ende, German writer (The Neverending Story), dies at 65
  • Aug 28 Michael VerMeulen, journalist, dies at 38
  • Aug 28 Earl Bascom, American rodeo pioneer (b. 1906)
  • Aug 29 Frank Perry, US dir (Diary of Mad Housewife, David & Lisa), dies at 65
  • Aug 29 Harry Broadhurst, British airman, dies at 89
  • Aug 29 Jack Stoddart, designer/socialist, dies at 70
  • Aug 29 Thomas Strittmatter, writer, dies at 33
  • Aug 30 Dame Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian, dies at 96
  • Aug 30 Fischer S Black Jr, financial Theorist, dies at 57
  • Aug 31 Beant Singh, PM of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73