Events in year of 1995

  • 01-01"Glass Menagerie" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 57 performances
  • 01-01"Shadow Box" closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 01-01Austria, Finland and Sweden act to join European Union
  • 01-01Fernando Henrique Cardoso installed as President of Brazil
  • 01-01For"Tuna Christmas" closes at Booth Theater NYC 20 performances
  • 01-01International Year of Tolerance
  • 01-01Last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)
  • 01-01Raman Lamba and Ravi Sehgal score 464 for 1st wicket for Delhi
  • 01-02Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed
  • 01-02Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21
  • 01-02Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)
  • 01-04Newt Gingrich (R) becomes speaker of the House
  • 01-05AFC beats NFC 41-13 in the pro bowl
  • 01-05Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed
  • 01-07"Christmas Carol" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • 01-07"Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 280 performances
  • 01-08"Guys & Dolls" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1143 performances
  • 01-0815th United Negro College Fund raises $12,200,000
  • 01-09Ecuador and Peru involve in boundary fight
  • 01-09Worker accidentally cuts electrial wires at Newark Airport
  • 01-10"Late Late Show" with Tom Snyder premieres on CBS at 12:30 AM
  • 01-115th TV network (WB) Warner Brothers begins (WPIX-TV in NYC)
  • 01-11Birmingham Barracudas granted CFL franchise
  • 01-11DC-9 crashes near Maria La Baya, Colombia: 51 die, 9 yr old girl lives
  • 01-11NHLPA and owners agree to end NHL strike
  • 01-12Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe, Japan
  • 01-12Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in LA
  • 01-12Pope John Paul II begins visit to SE Asia
  • 01-1326 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike
  • 01-1410,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo

People born in year of 1995

    No particular people born in year of 1995.

    People died in year of 1995

    • 01-01Eugene Wigner: Physicist (Nobel prize for physics-1963), dies at 92
    • 01-01Frederick West: Engl contractor / serial killer, commits suicide at 53
    • 01-01Jess Stacy: US jazz pianist (Great Gatsby), dies at 90
    • 01-01Ted Hawkins: US blues singer (Watch Your Step), dies at 58
    • 01-02Graham Sharp: Ice skater, dies at 77
    • 01-02Manuel Rivera: Spanish Painter / co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
    • 01-02Mohammed Siyad Barre: President of Somalia (1969-91)
    • 01-02Nancy Kelly: US actress (Bad Seed, Submarine Patrol), dies at 73
    • 01-02Siad Barre: General / President of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84
    • 01-03Al Duncan: Drummer, dies at 68
    • 01-03Byron MacGregor: Newscaster, dies at 56
    • 01-03Gerard W Taylor: South African / British surgeon, dies at 74
    • 01-03Robert Nesbitt: Impresario, dies at 88
    • 01-04D Elmina Davies: Filmmaker, dies at 36
    • 01-04Dorothy Granger: US actress (Hog Wild, Dentist), dies at about 80
    • 01-04Eduardo Mata: Mexican conductor, dies in air crash at 52
    • 01-04Jonathan Zeitlyn: Artist, dies at 43
    • 01-04Leonard Hirsch: British violinist / conducter (BBC Empire Orch), dies at 92
    • 01-04Robert Clifford Latham: Pepys Scholar, dies at 82
    • 01-05Mansour Satari: Brigadier General / Commandant (Iran Air Force), dies at 46
    • 01-05Yahya Ayyash: PLO bomb maker, booby trapped cellular phone at 28
    • 01-06Edward Sutcliffe: Judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77
    • 01-06James Clay: Saxophonist, dies at 59
    • 01-06Joe Slovo: Latvian / South African attorney / Secretary General (SACR), dies at 68
    • 01-06Karl Guttmann: Austrian / Dutch playwright / director (Pinter), dies at 81
    • 01-07Arthur Leavins: Violinist, dies at 77
    • 01-07Harry Golombek: Chess Grandmaster, dies at 83
    • 01-07Larry Grayson: British entertainer (Generation Game), dies at 65 or 71
    • 01-07Viktor Vorobyov: Russian General Major, dies in battle
    • 01-07William Larry White Grayson: Comedian, dies at 71

    Events in year of 1996

    • 01-01After 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin
    • 01-01Curacao gains limited form of self rule (Status Aparte)
    • 01-04"Father" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
    • 01-05Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement
    • 01-05Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs. WI at the Gabba
    • 01-06Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)
    • 01-07"Crazy after You" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1622 performances
    • 01-0716th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000
    • 01-08Blizzard buries eastern US causing at least 50 deaths
    • 01-08For 1st time in 25 years no one is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    • 01-10Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners
    • 01-10Jimmy Johnson announced as new coach of Miami Dolphins
    • 01-11Space Shuttle STS 72 (Endeavour 10), launches into space
    • 01-12Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)
    • 01-14"Holiday" closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 49 performances
    • 01-14"Swinging On a Star" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 97 performances
    • 01-14Liselotte Neumann wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Champions
    • 01-18Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997
    • 01-18Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson in New York
    • 01-19NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix
    • 01-2046th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at Fleet Center Boston
    • 01-20Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup
    • 01-20US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan
    • 01-20WPAT FM NYC radio station switches to English-Spanish format
    • 01-2153th Golden Globes: Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta
    • 01-21Karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament
    • 01-21US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo
    • 01-23Chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs. Zim
    • 01-26"Les Miserables, " opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
    • 01-2715 day old siamese twins separated-Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies

    People born in year of 1996

    • 01-07Abbey Speakman: England, United Kingdom -- Born 19 days after her twin sister
    • 01-12Sarah Morales: Mexico -- Siamese twin (survived)
    • 01-12Sarahi Morales: Mexico -- Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996)
    • 05-24Matthew Eappen: Boston, Massachusetts -- Baby murdered by nanny Louise Woodward
    • 05-26Austin Michael Luciano: Actor (Dante Carlino-Another World)
    • 10-14Lourdes Marie Ciccone Leon: Daughter of singer Madonna
    • 11-09Cheyenne Pyle: California, United States -- Youngest heart transplant patient (90 minutes old)
    • 12-19Paige Speakman: England, United Kingdom -- Born 19 days before her twin sister

    People died in year of 1996

    • 01-01Arleigh Albert Burke: British Admiral, dies at 94
    • 01-01Arthur Rudolph: Rocket Engineer, dies at 89
    • 01-01Hamish Imlach: Folk singer / comic, dies at 55
    • 01-02Sydney Thompson: Rock Climber, dies at 81
    • 01-02Thornton Page: Astrophysicist, dies at 82
    • 01-03Geoffrey Pardoe: Engineer, dies at 67
    • 01-03Terence Tenison Cuneo: Artist, dies at 88
    • 01-04Ramon Vinay: Operatic tenor / baritone, dies at 83
    • 01-04Roy McKelvie: Soldier / sports writer, dies at 83
    • 01-05Jay Morris Arena: Inventor / pediatrician, dies at 86
    • 01-05Joseph Daniel White: Singer / bandleader, dies at 84
    • 01-05Lincoln Kirstein: Ballet administrator, dies at 88
    • 01-05Richard Versaille: Tenor, dies at 63
    • 01-06Duane Hanson: Sculptor, dies at 60
    • 01-06John Phillipps Kenyon: Historian / teacher, dies at 68
    • 01-06Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise: Musician, dies at 80
    • 01-07James Holland: Artist / exhibition organiser, dies at 90
    • 01-07Karoly Grosz: Prime Minister of Hungary (1987-88), dies at 65
    • 01-07Robley D Evans: Nuclear physicist, dies at 88
    • 01-07Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd: Archaeologist, dies at 93
    • 01-08Francois Mitterrand: President of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79
    • 01-08William Mac Lance "Tiny" McCloud: Musician / songwriter, dies at 52
    • 01-09Fearless Mary Nadia Wadia: Actress, dies at 88
    • 01-09Michael Lynn Synar: Politician, dies at 45
    • 01-10Alexander Robertus: Organic chemist, dies at 88
    • 01-10Arthur Sydney Martin: Spycatcher, dies at 81
    • 01-11Eric Hebborn: Artist / faker, dies at 61
    • 01-11Hubert Nicholson: Poet / Novelist, dies at 87
    • 01-11Ike Isaacs: Guitarist, dies at 76
    • 01-12Edmund Happold: Engineer, dies at 65