March 17, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British pound hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record)
  • Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House
  • US approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck & Co

Deaths in History

  • Ahmad Khomeini, youngest son of Iran ayatollah Khomeini, dies at 48
  • Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin), dies at 56
  • Ronnie Kray, English gangster (The Firm), dies at 61