1995 in History – What happened in year 1995

✅ Published on April 10th, 2009 in 20th Century in History

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
02 AugustKristaps Porziņģis / Basketball Player / Latvia
02 OctoberTe Maire Martin / Rugby Player / New Zealand
05 SeptemberSzabina Szlavikovics / Tennis Player / Hungary
05 JuneRoss Wilson / Tennis Player / United Kingdom
08 DecemberJordon Ibe / Footballer / United Kingdom
12 February Josh King / Rugby Player / Australia
12 MayIrina Khromacheva / Tennis Player / Russia
12 AprilPedro Cachín / Tennis Player / Argentina
14 January Alex Johnston / Rugby Player / Australia
16 MayElizabeth Ralston / Footballer / Australia
18 JuneMaxim Kovtun / Figure Skater / Russia
19 MayTaane Milne / Rugby Player / New Zealand
20 JuneCarol Zhao / Tennis Player / Canada
20 SeptemberLaura Dekker / Sailor / Netherlands
20 March Jack Bird / Rugby Player / Australia
21 DecemberBobby / Rapper / United States of America
23 January Luke Bateman / Rugby Player / Australia
24 March Enzo Fernandez / Footballer / France
25 OctoberPatrick McCaw / Basketball Player / United States of America
31 DecemberGabby Douglas / Gymnast / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1995:

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