On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1995

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Philadelphia, Sheryl Crow

  • Belgium ends military conscription
  • Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland
  • Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay
  • Part of Houston begins using new area code 281
  • Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol resigns

Famous Deaths

  • César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish soccer forward (12 caps; Barcelona) and manager (Zaragoza, Barcelona), dies at 74
  • Earl Blackwell, American society impresario (Celebrity Register), dies at 85
  • Edmund Boyd Fisher, British publisher, dies at 56
  • Vladislav Listyev, Russian journalist, murdered at 38
1995 Highlights

About March 1, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces