What Happened on May 1, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman
President of Croatia
Franjo Tuđman
  • Montreal Canadiens lose 2-0 at Buffalo to miss Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in 25 years
  • Steve Waugh scores career best 200 including 231 partnership with brother Mark (126) for Aust v WI in 4th Test win in Kingston, Jamaica