On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1995

Historical Events

  • Burundi premier Anatole Kanyenkiko resigns
  • Dow-Jones closes at record 3986.17
  • Population of People's Republic of China hits 1.2 billion

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Taylor, builder, dies at 90
  • Joseph Ortiz, French-Algerian extremist and rebel (barricade uprising), dies at 77
  • Lord Taylor of Hadfield, British President of Taylor Woodrow Group, dies at 90
  • Martha Gellhorn, American novelist and journalist (one of the first female war correspondents), dies at 89
  • Nabila Diahnine, Algerian architect/feminist, murdered at 33
  • Sahnoun Jawhari, Tunisian Annahda-leader, dies at 40 in jail
  • Seymour Berry, 2nd Viscount Camrose, British Conservative Lower house leader (1941-45), dies at 85
1995 Highlights

About February 15, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius