1995 in History – What happened in year 1995

In history, year 1995 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1995.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1995:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 januaryThe scientists in Hawaii found the most distant galaxy using the Keck Telescope.
06 januaryAtlanta Hawk's Lenny Wilkens became NBA's most winning coach.
08 januaryAfter giving 1143 performances at Martin Beck Theater New York city the “Guys and Dolls” closes.
09 januaryEcuador and Peru involved in boundary fight. The fight continues since long.
09 januaryThe worker at Newark airport accidentally cuts the electrical wire while working.
12 januaryEarthquake hits Kobe Japan and cause a lot of destruction and kills about 5092 people.
13 januaryAmerica's cup race won by American 3 and she became the 1st all-female crew to win the cup.
15 januaryFor NFC championship San Francisco 49ers beat Dallas Cowboys.
15 januarySouthern Alabama and Western Washington begin using new area code 334 and 360 respectively.
16 januaryUniversal – Paramount Network (UPN) begins telecasting from WORK in New York City.
19 januaryJean-Claude Juncker (28) swears in as premier of Luxembourg.
24 januaryThe 69th Austrian women tennis opens and this time Monica Seles Beats Anke Huber (64 61).
25 januaryA team of Norwegian and American scientists launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket, which was mistaken for a Trident missile by Russian forces.
27 januaryIn the 69th Australian Women's Tennis opens Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62)
02 february“Moliere Comedies” opened at Criterion Theatre in New York City for 56 performances.
04 februarySandra Volker, the female European swimmer swims 50 m back stoke which was recorded about 27.77 seconds.
07 februaryRamzi Yousef, one of the main perpetrators of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the bombing of Philippine Airlines Flight 434,was arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan.
08 february46 innocent people were killed in an earthquake which took place in Trujillo with a scale of 6.4.
09 februaryThe covert called “Heiress” that was opened at the Court Theatre of the New York City allowed 340 performances to be performed.
12 februaryMark Foster makes a new world record by swimming 50m butterfly in about 23.55 seconds.
14 februaryIn 1995, Koseanne weds her bodyguard whose name was Ben Thomas.
15 februaryPopulation of People’s Republic in China hits 1.2 billion.
15 februaryKevin Mitnick, the most wanted computer hacker in the United States at the time, was arrested and charged with computer fraud and wire fraud.
17 februaryColin Fergusson found guilty of killing 6 people on the LIRR in NY.
18 februaryBarb Jones whitehead won the Cup o’ Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on February 18, 1995.
22 februaryAt least 99 prison rioters were killed by the Algiers Police.
22 februaryThe photos taken by the Corona spy satellite program were classified under an executive order signed by U.S. President Bill Clinton.
25 februaryThere was a bomb attack on a train in Assam, India in which 27 soldiers were killed.
26 februaryAfter losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson, London finance house of Barings collapse.
26 februaryBarings Bank, the oldest merchant bank in London, collapsedafter its head derivatives trader in Singapore, Nick Leeson, lost £827million while making unauthorized speculative trades on futurescontracts.


Famous birthdays in the year 1995:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberLauren Hill / Basketball Player / United States of America
01 JuneCarlos Castro García / Footballer / Spain
02 JulyRyan Murphy / Swimmer / United States of America
02 February Aleksander Jagiełło / Footballer / Poland
04 AugustBruna Marquezine / Actress / Brazil
05 JulyBaily Cargill / Footballer / United Kingdom
05 AugustPierre-Emile Højbjerg / Footballer / Denmark
06 JuneJulian Green / Footballer / United States of America
07 MaySeko Fofana / Footballer / France
08 SeptemberEllie Black / Gymnast / Canada
12 JulyLuke Shaw / Footballer / United Kingdom
14 January Georgios Diamantakos / Basketball Player / Greece
14 JulyKim Hyo-joo / Golfer / South Korea
15 NovemberKarl-Anthony Towns / Basketball Player / United States of America
16 January Mikaela Turik / Cricketer / Australia
17 AugustDallin Watene-Zelezniak / Rugby Player / New Zealand
19 MayTaane Milne / Rugby Player / New Zealand
23 January Luke Bateman / Rugby Player / Australia
29 SeptemberAlice Matteucci / Tennis Player / Italy
30 NovemberSeb Morris / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1995:

YearName / Profession / Country
05 JulyP.V Sindhu / Player / India
01 MayRadhika Madan / Actress / India
18 FebruaryDeborah Herold / Cyclist / India

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