On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1995

Historical Events

  • "On the Waterfront" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" single released by John Michael Montgomery (Billboard Song of the Year 1995)

Historic Event

Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence.

  • Future Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh scores career best 200 including 231 partnership with brother Mark (126) in 4th Test win over West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Montreal Canadiens lose 2-0 at Buffalo to miss Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in 25 years
1995 Highlights

About May 1, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • UK #1 Song: Some Might Say - Oasis