On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1995

Historical Events

  • 22nd American Music Awards: Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win
  • Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
  • Car bomb explodes in Algiers, killing 42 and wounding 296
  • Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "The Tonight Show"
  • Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent
  • Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

Famous Deaths

  • George H Poyser, English soccer player (Manchester City), dies at 84
  • George James, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 88
  • Gerald M Durrell, British zoologist/author (Mockery Bird), dies at 70
1995 Highlights

About January 30, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius