Historical Events In 1995
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Jan 13 Lamberto Dini becomes prime minister of Italy in the year 1995.
Jan 13 In the year 1995 philippine authorities unearth a plot by militant Muslims to assassinate Pope John Paul II during his visit.
Jan 13 The National Hockey League teams unanimously ratify agreement to end the players strike on this day in history.
Jan 14 10,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo in the year 1995.
Jan 15 On this day in history sollie McElroy, singer, dies at 61
Jan 15 In the year 1995 southern Alabama begins using new area code 334
Jan 15 In the year 1995 western Washington begins using new area code 360
Jan 16 Former federal minister Ros Kelly, brought down over her administration of sports grants, resigns from Australian parliament on this day in history.
Jan 17 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die) in the year 1995.
Jan 17 A powerful earthquake rocked Kobe, Japan, and the surrounding area, killing more than 5,000 people in the year 1995.
Jan 17 Great Hanshin earthquake in Japan killing 6,434 people in the year 1995.
Jan 17 More than 6,000 die as a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rocks Kobe, Japan on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91
Jan 18 Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka vs Kerala in the year 1995.
Jan 18 In the year 1995 officials in Paris announced the discovery of a magnificent display of Paleolithic cave art in southern France.
Jan 18 On this day in history pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia
Jan 19 In the year 1995 eugene Fuller, polymath/linguist, dies at 80
Jan 19 Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg in the year 1995.
Jan 19 On this day in history pope John Paul II beatifies Mother Mary McKillop before crowd of 120,000 at Randwick racecourse in Sydney.
Jan 19 In the year 1995 russian forces captured the presidential palace in the rebel republic of Chechnya.
Jan 20 1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike in the year 1995.
Jan 20 In the year 1995 a strike-shortened National Hockey League season opened, with teams playing a 48-game schedule instead of the usual 84.
Jan 20 John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 in the year 1995.
Jan 20 In the year 1995 russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record)
Jan 20 The U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea on this day in history.
Jan 20 The United States announced it was easing the trade embargo in effect against North Korea since the Korean War on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1995 52th Golden Globes Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange, Brad Pitt
Jan 21 On this day in history calgary Police charge Dorothy Joudrie with attempted murder after the shooting of her estranged husband, oil executive Earl Joudrie, at her home in Calgary
Jan 22 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1995 rose Kennedy dies at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, at age 104.
Jan 22 In the year 1995 twenty-one Israelis are killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing in central Israel.
Jan 22 Two Palestinians killed 18 Israeli soldiers, a civilian and themselves in a bombing outside a military camp in central Israel in the year 1995.
Jan 23 In the year 1995 british Columbia blocks Alcan's $1.3-billion (Canadian) Kemano power dam development, citing the threat to its salmon fishery.
Jan 23 Defence Minister David Collenette disbands the Canadian Airborne Regiment, effective March 5; after some of its soldiers were found to be involved in the death of a Somali boy during the UN mission on this day in history.