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1995 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1995

Ab urbe condita 2748
Armenian calendar 1444
Bahá'í calendar 151 – 152
Buddhist calendar 2539
Coptic calendar 1711 – 1712
Ethiopian calendar 1987 – 1988
Hebrew calendar 5755 5756
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2050 – 2051
 - Shaka Samvat 1917 – 1918
 - Kali Yuga 5096 – 5097
Holocene calendar 11995
Iranian calendar 1373 – 1374
Islamic calendar 1415 – 1416
Japanese calendar Heisei


(平成 7年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2655
Julian calendar 2040
Korean calendar 4328
Thai solar calendar 2538
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1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year that started on a Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The year 1995 was the 1995th year of Anno Domini, the 995th year of the 2nd millennium, the 95th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1990s.



  • January 1
    • The World Trade Organization (WTO) is established to replace the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
    • Austria, Finland & Sweden act to join the European Union.
    • The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of rogue waves.
  • January 6January 7 – A chemical fire occurs in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines. Policemen led by watch commander Aida Fariscal and investigators find a bomb factory and a laptop computer and disks that contain plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack. The mastermind, Ramzi Yousef, is arrested 1 month later.
  • January 9Valeri Polyakov completes 366 days in space while aboard the Mir space station, breaking a duration record.
  • January 16 – An avalanche hits the village Súðavík in Iceland, killing 14 people.
  • January 17 – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake called the "Great Hanshin earthquake" occurs near Kobe, Japan, causing great property damage and killing 6,434 people.
  • January 25Norwegian rocket incident: A rocket launched from the space exploration centre at Andøya, Norway is briefly interpreted by the Russians as an incoming attack.
  • January 30John Howard becomes leader of the Liberal Party of Australia to challenge Paul Keating for the 1996 Federal Election and the position of Prime Minister of Australia.
  • January 31 – U.S. President Bill Clinton invokes emergency powers, to extend a $20 billion loan to help Mexico avert financial collapse.


  • February 1 – Lyricist/guitarist Richey Edwards of the Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers goes missing from a hotel in Bayswater, London on the eve of a planned tour of the United States. His car is found 2 weeks later at Severn View services in Aust.
  • February 9STS-63: Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr. and Michael Foale became the first African American and Briton, respectively, to walk in space.
  • February 13 – A United Nations tribunal on human rights violations in the Balkans charges 21 Bosnian Serb commanders with genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • February 15
    • Hacker Kevin Mitnick is arrested by the FBI and charged with penetrating some of the United States' most "secure" computer systems.
    • Taiwan's deadliest fire, at a karaoke restaurant in Taichung, kills 64.
  • February 17
    • Colin Ferguson is convicted of 6 counts of murder for the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings and later receives a 25-year sentence for each of the 6 murders.
    • The creative program for children's poetry, "LITER~Art" originated in the Valley of the Poets, North Andover, MA.
  • February 21
    • Serkadji prison mutiny in Algeria: Four guards and 96 prisoners are killed in a day and a half.
    • Ibrahim Ali, a 17-year-old Comorian living in France, is murdered by 3 far-right National Front activists.
    • Steve Fossett lands in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada, becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.
  • February 23 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 30.28 to close at 4,003.33 – the Dow's first ever close above 4,000.
  • February 25Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) (Organización del Tratado de Cooperación Amazónica [OTCA]).
  • February 26 – The United Kingdom's oldest investment banking firm, Barings Bank, collapses after securities broker Nick Leeson loses $1.4 billion by speculating on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
  • February 27 – In Denver, Colorado, Stapleton Airport closes and is replaced by the new Denver International Airport, the largest in the United States.
  • February 28 – Members of the group Patriot's Council are convicted in Minnesota of manufacturing ricin.


  • March 1
    • Polish Prime Minister Waldemar Pawlak resigns from Parliament and is replaced by ex-communist Jozef Oleksy.
    • In Moscow, Russian anti-corruption journalist Vladislav Listyev is killed by a gunman.
  • March 2Nick Leeson is arrested for his role in the collapse of Barings Bank.
  • March 3 – In Somalia, the United Nations peacekeeping mission ends.
  • March 6 – On an episode of The Jenny Jones Show ("Same-Sex Crushes"), Scott Amedure reveals a crush on his heterosexual friend Jonathan Schmitz. Schmitz kills Amedure several days after the show.
  • March 13 – David Daliberti and William Barloon, two Americans working for a military contractor in Kuwait, are arrested after straying into Iraq.
  • March 14 – Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American to ride into space aboard a Russian launch vehicle (the Soyuz TM-21), lifting off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • March 16Mississippi ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The amendment was nationally ratified in 1865.
  • March 20Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway. Members of the Aum Shinrikyo religious cult release sarin gas on 5 subway trains in Tokyo, killing 13 and injuring 5,510.
  • March 22 – Cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov returns after setting a record for 438 days in outer space.
  • March 24 – For the first time in 26 years, no British soldiers patrol the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • March 26 – The Schengen Agreement, easing cross-border travel, goes into effect in several European countries.
  • March 30 – A police officer tries to assassinate Takaji Kunimatsu, chief of the National Police Agency of Japan.
  • March 31 – American Tejano pop singer Selena is murdered at a motel in Corpus Christi, Texas.


  • April 1Dialog Telekom launches Sri Lanka's first GSM mobile phone network.
  • April 2 – An explosion in Gaza kills 8, including a Hamas leader.
  • April 5 – The U.S. House of Representatives votes 246–188 to cut taxes for individuals and corporations.
  • April 7 – House Republicans celebrate passage of most of the Contract with America.
  • April 19Oklahoma City bombing: 168 people, including 8 Federal Marshals and 19 children, are killed at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Timothy McVeigh and one of his accomplices, Terry Nichols, set off the bomb.
  • April 24 – A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • April 28 – In Daegu, South Korea, a gas explosion at a subway construction site kills 101 people, mostly teenage schoolboys.


  • May 1
    • Jacques Chirac is elected president of France
    • Croatian forces launch Operation Flash against rebel Serb forces in western Slavonia.
  • May 7Finland wins the ice hockey world championship.
  • May 11 – More than 170 countries agree to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • May 13 – An earthquake hits the regions of Kozani and Grevena in Greece, with an intensity of 6.6 on the Richter scale.
  • May 14
    • The Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima as the 11th reincarnation of the Panchen Lama.
    • Team New Zealand wins the America's Cup in San Diego, beating Stars and Stripes 5–0.
  • May 16 – Japanese police besiege the headquarters of Aum Shinrikyo near Mount Fuji and arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara.
  • May 18Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego.
  • May 20U.S. President Bill Clinton indefinitely closes part of the street in front of the White House, Pennsylvania Avenue, to vehicular traffic in response to the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • May 21Pope John Paul II canonizes John Sarkander during his visit to Olomouc, the Czech Republic.
  • May 23 – Oklahoma City bombing: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the remains of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building are imploded.
  • May 24AFC Ajax wins the UEFA Champions League in the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna by defeating AC Milan 0–1 by a goal of Patrick Kluivert. This was the third consecutive win of AFC Ajax over AC Milan that season, ranking AFC Ajax on the 4th place on the list of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners.
  • May 25Egan v. Canada: The Supreme Court of Canada rules that discrimination based on sexual orientation is prohibited under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • May 27 – In Culpeper, Virginia, actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.
  • May 28 – A 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Neftegorsk, Russia kills at least 2,000.


  • June 1 – The busiest hurricane season in 62 years begins.
  • June 2
    • Mrkonjić Grad incident: A United States Air Force F-16 piloted by Captain Scott O'Grady is shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina while patrolling the NATO no-fly zone. O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines six days later.
    • Waffen-SS Hauptsturmführer Erich Priebke is extradited from Argentina to Italy.
  • June 6
    • U.S. astronaut Norman Thagard breaks NASA's space endurance record of 14 days, 1 hour and 16 minutes, aboard the Russian space station Mir.
    • The Constitutional Court of South Africa abolishes capital punishment in South Africa in the case of S v Makwanyane and Another.
  • June 13French President Jacques Chirac announces the resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia.
  • June 15 – A powerful earthquake, registering a moment magnitude of 6.2, hits the city of Aigio, Greece, resulting in several deaths and significant damage to many buildings.
  • June 16 – The IOC selects Salt Lake City to host the 2002 Winter Olympics.
  • June 20 – Oil multinational Royal Dutch Shell caves in to international pressure and abandons plans to dump the Brent Spar oil rig at sea.
  • June 22Japanese police rescue 365 hostages from a hijacked All Nippon Airways Flight 857 (Boeing 747-200) at Hakodate airport. The hijacker was armed with a knife and demanded the release of Shoko Asahara.
  • June 24
    • The New Jersey Devils sweep the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings to win their first Stanley Cup in the lock-out shortened season.
    • South Africa wins the Rugby World Cup.
  • June 29
    • Lisa Clayton completes her 10-month solo circumnavigation from the Northern Hemisphere.
    • STS-71: Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian Mir space station for the first time.
    • The Sampoong Department Store collapses in the Seocho-gu district of Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
    • Iraq disarmament crisis: According to UNSCOM, the unity of the UN Security Council begins to fray, as a few countries, particularly France and Russia, become more interested in making financial deals with Iraq than in disarming the country.


The Taiwan Strait

  • July – Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq threatens to end all cooperation with UNSCOM and IAEA, if sanctions against the country are not lifted by August 31. Following the defection of his son-in-law, Hussein Kamel al-Majid, Saddam Hussein makes new revelations about the full extent of Iraq's biological and nuclear weapons programs. Iraq also withdraws its last UN declaration of prohibited biological weapons and turns over a large amount of new documents on its WMD programs.
  • July 1 – Iraq disarmament crisis: In response to UNSCOM's evidence, Iraq admits for first time the existence of an offensive biological weapons program, but denies weaponization.
  • July 4 – UK Prime Minister John Major wins his battle to remain leader of the Conservative Party.
  • July 5 – The U.S. Congress passes the Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act, requiring that producers of pornography keep records of all models who are filmed or photographed, and that all models be at least 18 years of age.
  • July 10 – Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi is freed from house arrest.
  • July 11Bosnian Serbs march into Srebrenica while UN Dutch peacekeepers leave. Large numbers of Bosniak men and boys are killed in the Srebrenica massacre.
  • July 17 – The Nasdaq Composite index closes above the 1,000 mark for the first time.
  • July 18 – A series of huge eruptions by the Soufrière Hills volcano sends lava flows and ash falls across a wide area of southern Montserrat.
  • July 21July 26Third Taiwan Strait Crisis: The People's Liberation Army fires missiles into the waters north of Taiwan.
  • July 23 – David Daliberti and William Barloon, 2 Americans held as spies by Iraq, are released by Saddam Hussein after negotiations with U.S. Congressman Bill Richardson.


  • August 2 – The first cold front of the White Earthquake strikes Chile, during the rest of August several communities becomes isolated due to heavy snowfall and livestock is decimated.
  • August 3 – An Il-76TD piloted by a Russian crew was forced down by Taliban fighter plane.
  • August 4Croatian forces launch Operation Storm against Serbian forces in Krajina, with the cooperation of the ARBiH, and force them to withdraw to central Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • August 5 – Croatian forces take Knin and continue to advance.
  • August 6 – Hundreds in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Washington, D.C., and Tokyo mark the 50th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb.
  • August 7 – Operation Storm ends with a UN-brokered ceasefire; remaining Serbian forces start surrendering.
  • August 11 – The Russell Hill subway accident results in 3 deaths and 30 injuries in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • August 14 – An avalanche buries Alison Hargreaves, the first woman to climb Mt. Everest without oxygen; she is reported dead.
  • August 16Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.
  • August 24Microsoft releases Windows 95
  • August 28 – A Serbian mortar bomb near a Sarajevo market square kills 38 civilians.
  • August 29Eduard Shevardnadze, the Georgian head of state, survives an assassination attempt in Tbilisi.
  • August 30 – The NATO bombing campaign against Serb artillery positions begins in Bosnia and Herzegovina, continuing into October. At the same time, ARBiH forces begin an offensive against the Bosnian Serb Army around Sarajevo, central Bosnia, and Bosnian Krajina.


  • September
    • The DVD, an optical disc computer storage media format, is announced.
    • The European Parliament elects the first European Ombudsman, Jacob Söderman, who takes up office in September 1995.
  • September 4
    • eBay is founded.
    • The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.
  • September 6NATO air strikes continue, after repeated attempts at a solution with the Serbs fail.
  • September 19 – The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto.
  • September 22 – American millionaire Steve Forbes announces his candidacy for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination.
  • September 23Argentine national Guillermo "Bill" Gaede is arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on charges of industrial espionage. His sales to Cuba, China, North Korea and Iran are believed to have involved Intel and AMD trade secrets worth US$10–20 million.
  • September 26 – The trial against former Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti, who is accused of Mafia connections, begins.
  • September 27September 28Bob Denard's mercenaries capture President Said Mohammed Djohor of the Comoros; the local army does not resist.


  • October 3O. J. Simpson is found not guilty of double murder for the deaths of former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
  • October 4
    • France launches a counter-coup in the Comoros with 600 soldiers. They arrest Bob Denard and his mercenaries and take Denard to France; Caabi el-Yachroutu becomes the interim president.
    • Hurricane Opal makes landfall at Pensacola Beach, Florida as a Category 3 hurricane with 115 mph (185 km/h) winds.
  • October 5Tansu Çiller of DYP forms the new government of Turkey (51st government, a minority government which failed to receive the vote of confidence)
  • October 6Michael Mayor and Didier Queloz announce the discovery of 51 Pegasi b, the first confirmed extrasolar planet orbiting an ordinary main-sequence star.
  • October 91995 Palo Verde derailment: An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
  • October 15 – The Carolina Panthers win their first-ever regular season game by defeating the New York Jets at Clemson Memorial Stadium in South Carolina.
  • October 16 – The Million Man March is held in Washington, D.C. The event was conceived by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
  • October 17 – French woman Jeanne Calment reaches the confirmed age of 120 years and 238 days, making her the oldest person ever recorded.
  • October 23 – In Houston, Texas, Yolanda Saldivar is convicted of first degree murder in the shooting death of Selena Quintanilla Perez and three days later is sentenced to life in prison.
  • October 24 – A total solar eclipse is visible from Iran, India, Thailand, and Southeast Asia.[1]
  • October 25 – A Metra commuter train slams into a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois, killing seven students.
  • October 26 – An avalanche hits the village Flateyri in Iceland, killing 20 people.
  • October 28 – A fire in Baku Metro, Azerbaijan, kills 289 passengers (the world's worst subway disaster).
  • October 30
    • Quebec independentists narrowly lose a referendum for a mandate to negotiate independence from Canada.
    • Tansu Çiller of DYP forms the new government of Turkey.


  • November 1
    • NASA loses contact with the Pioneer 11 probe.
    • Participants in the Yugoslav War begin negotiations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
    • The U.S. House of Representatives votes to ban partial birth abortions by a vote of 288–139.
  • November 2 – The Supreme Court of Argentina orders the extradition of Erich Priebke, ex-S.S. captain.
  • November 3 – At Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. President Bill Clinton dedicates a memorial to the victims of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing.
  • November 4Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated at a peace rally in Tel Aviv.
  • November 7Typhoon Angela leaves the Philippines and Vietnam devastated, with 882 deaths and damage of P 10,829,000,000. The typhoon was the strongest ever to strike the Philippines in 25 years, with wind speeds of 130 mph (210 km/h) and gusts of 180 mph (290 km/h).
  • November 10
    • Iraq disarmament crisis: With help from Israel and Jordan, UNSCOM inspector Scott Ritter intercepts 240 Russian gyroscopes and accelerometers on their way to Iraq from Russia.
    • In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, along with 8 others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, are hanged by government forces.
  • November 12 – The Millbrook Commonwealth Action Programme, a programme to implement the Harare Declaration, is announced by the Commonwealth Heads of Government.
  • November 14 – A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the Congress of the United States, forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums, and run most government offices with skeleton staff.
  • November 16 – A United Nations tribunal charges Radovan Karadžić and Ratko Mladic with genocide during the Bosnian War.
  • November 21
    • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.46 to close at 5,023.55, its first close above 5,000. This makes 1995 the first year where the Dow surpasses 2 millennium marks in a single year.
    • The Dayton Agreement to end the Bosnian War is reached at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio (signed December 14).
  • November 22
    • Rosemary West is sentenced to life for killing 10 women and girls, including her daughter and stepdaughter, after the jury returns a guilty verdict at Winchester Crown Court. The trial judge recommends that she should never be released from prison, making her only the second woman in British legal history to be subjected to a whole life tariff (the other is Myra Hindley).
    • Six-year-old Elisa Izquierdo's child abuse-related death at the hands of her mother makes headlines, and instigates major reform in New York City's child welfare system.
    • Egypt, Eilat, Israel, and much of the North African Mediterranean is struck by the strongest earthquake (7.2 ) along the Dead Sea Transform in a century; 8 are killed.
    • The first ever full length computer animated feature film "Toy Story" was released by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures.
  • November 28
    • The Barcelona Treaty is signed by 27 attending nations.
    • U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the National Highway Designation Act, which ends the federal 55 mph (89 km/h) speed limit.
  • November 30Javier Solana becomes the new NATO General Secretary; Operation Desert Storm officially ends.


  • December 3Strikes paralyze France's public sector.
  • December 7 – NASA's Galileo probe enters Jupiter's atmosphere.
  • December 8
    • Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, suffers a massive stroke and lapses into a coma.
    • 6-year-old Gyaincain Norbu is enthroned as the 11th reincarnation of the Panchen Lama at Tashilhunpo Monastery.
  • December 14 – The Dayton Agreement is signed in Paris.
  • December 15
    • The European Court of Justice rules that all EU football players have the right to a free transfer among member states at the end of their contracts.
    • Because of the "quadruple-witching" option expiration, volume on the New York Stock Exchange hits 638 million shares, the highest single-day volume since October 20, 1987, when the Dow staged a stunning recovery a day after Black Monday.
  • December 16 – Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraqi scuba divers, under the direction of the United Nations Special Commission, dredge the Tigris near Baghdad. The divers find over 200 prohibited Russian-made missile instruments and components.
  • December 20
    • American Airlines Flight 965 (Boeing 757) crashes into a mountain near Buga, Valle del Cauca, Colombia after veering off its course en route to Cali, Colombia. Of the 164 people on board, four passengers and a dog are the only survivors.
    • HM The Queen advises "an early divorce" to Lady Diana Spencer and Charles, Prince of Wales. The divorce was finalized on 28 August 1996.
  • December 30
    • The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of −27.2 °C (−17 °F) is recorded at Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands. This equals the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire in 1895 and 1982.
    • The Republic of Texas group claims to have formed a provisional government in Texas.
  • December 31 – The final original Calvin and Hobbes comic strip is published.

Date unknown[]

  • Sudden oak death, the tree disease caused by the plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum, is first observed, in California.

World population[]

World population
1995 1990 2000
Globe.svg   World 5,674,380,000 5,263,593,000 Green Arrow Up.svg410,787,000 6,070,581,000 Green Arrow Up.svg396,201,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg   Africa 707,462,000 622,443,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 85,019,000 795,671,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 88,209,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg    Asia 3,430,052,000 3,167,807,000 Green Arrow Up.svg262,245,000 3,679,737,000 Green Arrow Up.svg249,685,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 825,405,000 721,582,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 5,823,000 830,986,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 581,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin-America/ Islands
481,099,000 441,525,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 39,574,000 520,229,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 39,130,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png Northern America
299,438,000 283,549,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 15,889,000 315,915,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 16,477,000
Oceania.jpg Oceania 28,924,000 26,687,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 2,237,000 31,043,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 2,119,000



  • January 3Muhammed Demirci, Turkish footballer
  • January 4María Isabel, Spanish singer
  • January 5
    • Joyce Ching, Filipina actress, dancer, singer and commercial model
    • Lexi Fernandez, Filipina actress, host, singer and dancer
  • January 9Nicola Peltz, American actress
  • January 17Ann Li, Taiwanese actress
  • January 18José Francisco Cevallos, Jr., Ecuadorian footballer
  • January 21Jennifer Rae Daykin, British teen actress
  • January 24
    • Callan McAuliffe, Australian actor
    • Dylan Everett, Canadian actor
  • January 26Kyle Chavarria, American actress
  • January 30
    • Danielle Campbell, Actress
    • Thia Megia, American singer
  • February 6
    • Nyck de Vries, Dutch kart racer
    • Moon Jongup, South Korean singer and dancer
  • February 13
    • Ayame Koike, Japanese actress
    • Marsel Efroimski, Israeli chess player
  • February 14Diego Fagundez, American footballer
  • February 26Liam Fairhurst, British charity fundraiser (d.2009)
  • February 28Madisen Beaty, American actress
  • March 7Hailey Clauson, American model
  • March 8Luca Brecel, Belgian snooker
  • March 12Kanon Fukuda, Japanese pop singer and seiyu
  • March 19
    • Julia Montes, Filipina actress and commercial model
    • Philip Daniel Bolden, American actor
  • March 22Nick Robinson, American actor
  • March 27Taylor Atelian, American actress
  • March 28 - Raaj Vishwakarma, Indian actor and Youtuber


  • April 11Ryan Hanson Bradford, American actor
  • April 14Yukiko Fujisawa, Japanese figure skater
  • April 15Kiri Baga, American figure skater
  • April 28Yulia Gurska, Ukrainian singer-songwriter
  • May 2Skye Bennett, English actress
  • May 4Martin Santiago Augusto Castillo, Argentine boxer
  • May 5Devon Gearhart, American actor
  • May 10Missy Franklin, American swimmer
  • May 12
    • Luke Benward, American actor and singer
    • Kenton Duty, American actor (Shake It Up)
  • May 15Ksenia Sitnik, Belarusian singer
  • May 25Greg Grossman, American chef
  • June 2Sterling Beaumon, American actor
  • June 5Beckii Cruel, British pop dancer
  • June 8
    • Bessie Cursons, English actress
    • Akari Saho, Japanese musician
  • June 9Alina Grosu, Ukrainian singer
  • June 23Eva Lazzaro, Australian actress
  • June 27Eirik Gjen, Norwegian artist


  • July 7Chloe Greenfield, American actress
  • July 9Georgie Henley, English actress
  • July 26Holly Bodimeade, British actress
  • August 1Derick Monasterio, Filipino actor, dancer and singer
  • August 4Jessica Sanchez, American singer
  • August 20Liana Liberato, American Actress
  • August 23Tommy Batchelor, American dancer
  • August 29Aria Clemente, Filipina singer and Actress
  • September 1Nathan MacKinnon, Canadian hockey player
  • September 4Trevor Gagnon, American actor
  • September 5
    • Tehilla Blad, Swedish actress
    • Caroline Sunshine, American actress (Shake It Up)
  • September 8Thuliso Dingwall, American actor
  • September 20Laura Dekker, Dutch solo sailor
  • September 22Juliette Goglia, American actress


  • October 8Courtney Taylor Burness, American actress
  • October 12Lauren Dixon, Canadian actress and singer
  • October 21Antoinette Guedia, Cameroonian swimmer
  • October 25Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress
  • November 1Nour El Sherbini, Egyptian squash players
  • November 3Kendall Jenner, American model and a member of the Kardashian family
  • November 7Michael Dameski, Australian dancer and actor
  • November 16Noah Gray-Cabey, American actor and pianist
  • November 29Laura Marano, American actress
  • December 6Joy Gruttmann, German singer
  • December 9McKayla Maroney, American Gymnast
  • December 14Yulia Belokobylskaya, Russian gymnast
  • December 19Elliot Evans, English singer
  • December 22Hunter Allan, American actor
  • December 26Zach Mills, American actor
  • December 29Ross Lynch, American actor and singer



  • January 1
    • Fred West, English serial killer who raped his victims (b. 1941)
    • Eugene Wigner, Hungarian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)
  • January 2
    • Siad Barre, Military dictator of Somalia (b. 1919)
    • Nancy Kelly, American actress (b. 1921)
  • January 4Sol Tax, American anthropologist (b. 1907)
  • January 7
    • Murray Rothbard, American economist (b. 1926)
    • Larry Grayson, British comedian and game show host (b. 1923)
  • January 9Peter Cook, English comedian and writer (b. 1937)
  • January 18
    • Adolf Butenandt, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
    • Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (b. 1937)
  • January 22
  • January 30Gerald Durrell, British naturalist, zookeeper, author, and television presenter (b. 1925)
  • January 31George Abbott, American writer, director, and producer (b. 1887)


Donald Pleasence

David Wayne


Vivian Stanshall

  • March 1Vladislav Listyev, Russian journalist (b. 1956).
  • March 3Howard W. Hunter, American Mormon leader (b. 1907)
  • March 5Vivian Stanshall, English comedian, writer, artist, broadcaster, and musician (b. 1943)
  • March 7Georges J. F. Köhler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1946)
  • March 8Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (b. 1965)
  • March 12Juanin Clay, American actress (b. 1949)
  • March 13
    • Leon Day, American baseball player (b. 1916)
    • Odette Hallowes, French World War II heroine (b. 1912)
  • March 14William Alfred Fowler, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • March 16Albert Hackett, American dramatist and screenwriter (b. 1900)
  • March 17
    • Ronald Kray, British organised crime leader (b. 1933)
    • Rick Aviles, American actor (b. 1952)
  • March 18Robin Jacques, English illustrator (b. 1920)
  • March 19
    • Nike Ardilla, Indonesian singer (b. 1975)
    • Yasuo Yamada, Japanese voice actor (b. 1932)
  • March 20
    • Sidney Kingsley, American dramatist (b. 1906)
    • John William Minton American Wrestler (Big John Studd) (b. 1948)
  • March 22Peter Woods, British journalist, reporter and newsreader (b. 1930)
  • March 23Davie Cooper, Scottish footballer (b. 1956)
  • March 26Eazy-E, American rapper and record producer (b. 1963)
  • March 27Maurizio Gucci, Italian businessman (b. 1948)
  • March 28Hugh O'Connor, American actor the son of Carroll O'Connor (b. 1962)
  • March 29
    • Tony Lock, English cricketer (b. 1929)
    • Jimmy McShane (aka Baltimora), Northern Irish dancer (b. 1957)
  • March 31Selena Quintanilla Perez, Mexican American singer (b. 1971)


Arturo Frondizi

  • April 2
    • Harvey Penick, American golfer (b. 1904)
    • Hannes Alfvén, Swedish chemist, Nobel-prize (b.1908)
  • April 4
    • Kenny Everett, British comedian (b. 1944)
    • Priscilla Lane, American actress (b. 1915)
  • April 10Morarji Desai, Indian politician (b. 1896)
  • April 14Burl Ives, American singer (b. 1909)
  • April 15Harry Shoulberg, American painter and serigrapher (b. 1903)
  • April 16Cy Endfield, American screenwriter (b. 1914)
  • April 18Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (b. 1908)
  • April 20Milovan Đilas, Yugoslavian Marxist (b. 1911)
  • April 23Howard Cosell, American sportscaster (b. 1918)
  • April 24Art Fleming, American actor and game show host (b. 1924)
  • April 25
    • Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (b. 1911)
    • Alexander Knox, Canadian actor (b. 1907)
    • Andrea Fortunato, Italian football player (b. 1971)


Harold Wilson

  • May 2Michael Hordern, English actor (b. 1911)
  • May 5
    • Mikhail Botvinnik, Russian chess player (b. 1911)
    • Al Sanders, American news anchorman (b. 1941)
  • May 6Noel Brotherston, Irish footballer (b. 1956)
  • May 8Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer (b. 1953)
  • May 9Marguerite Jones, Canadian professional baseball player (b. 1917)
  • May 12Arthur Lubin, American film director (b. 1898)
  • May 14Christian B. Anfinsen, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  • May 15
    • Eric Porter, English actor (b. 1928)
    • Woldeab Woldemariam, Eritrean Politician (b. 1905)
    • Ben Bubar, American activist (b. 1917)
  • May 18
    • Elisha Cook, Jr., American actor (b. 1903)
    • Alexander Godunov, Russian-born ballet dancer and actor (b. 1949)
    • Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (b. 1933)
  • May 24Harold Wilson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)
  • May 25Jack Allen, English actor (b. 1907)
  • May 26Friz Freleng, American animator (b. 1906)
  • May 27Severn Darden, American actor (b. 1929)
  • May 28Irfan Ljubijankic, Bosnian diplomat (b. 1952)
  • May 30Ted Drake, English footballer (b. 1912)


Warren E. Burger


Juan Manuel Fangio

  • July 1Wolfman Jack, American disc jockey (b. 1938)
  • July 3Pancho Gonzales, American tennis champion (b. 1928)
  • July 4
    • Eva Gabor, Hungarian actress (b. 1919)
    • Bob Ross, American television painter (b. 1942)
  • July 5Takeo Fukuda, Japanese politician (b. 1905)
  • July 16
    • Patsy Ruth Miller, American actress (b. 1904)
    • Stephen Spender, English poet and writer (b. 1909)
  • July 17
    • Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine race car driver (b. 1911)
    • Harry Guardino, American actor (b. 1925)
  • July 18Fabio Casartelli, Italian cyclist (b. 1970)
  • July 19Tomas Mendez, Mexican Composer (b. 1921)
  • July 21Genevieve Tobin, American actress (b. 1899)
  • July 24
    • Marjorie Cameron, American writer, painter, actress, and occultist (b. 1922)
    • George Rodger, British photojournalist (b. 1908)
  • July 25Charlie Rich, American singer (b. 1932)
  • July 27Miklós Rózsa, Hungarian composer (b. 1907)
  • July 29Philippe De Lacy, American actor (b. 1917)


Jerry Garcia

  • August 1Esther Muir, American actress (b. 1903)
  • August 3
    • Ida Lupino, British actress (b. 1914)
    • Edward Whittemore, American author and Central Intelligence agent (b. 1933)
  • August 4J. Howard Marshall, American billionaire (b. 1905)
  • August 7Brigid Brophy, English author (b. 1929)
  • August 9Jerry Garcia, American guitarist (b. 1942)
  • August 11Phil Harris, American actor (b. 1904)
  • August 12Felipe Tromp, 1st Governor of Aruba (b. 1917)
  • August 13Mickey Mantle, baseball player (b. 1931)
  • August 15John Cameron Swayze, American journalist (b. 1906)
  • August 17Howard Koch, American screenwriter (b. 1901)
  • August 19Pierre Schaeffer, French composer (b. 1910)
  • August 21Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born astrophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)
  • August 24
    • Gary Crosby, American singer and actor (b. 1933)
    • Alfred Eisenstaedt, German-American photographer (b. 1898)
  • August 29
    • Michael Ende, German author (b. 1929)
    • Frank Perry, American film director (b. 1930)
  • August 30
    • Fischer Black, American economist (b. 1938)
    • Sterling Morrison, American guitarist (b. 1942)


Gunnar Nordahl

Madalyn Murray O'Hair


Alec Douglas-Home


Yitzhak Rabin


Dean Martin

  • December 2
    • Roxie Roker, American actress (b. 1929)
    • Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist (b. 1913)
  • December 3Jimmy Jewel, English actor (b. 1909)
  • December 7Kathleen Harrison, British actress (b. 1892)
  • December 9Vivian Blaine, American actress (b. 1921)
  • December 10Darren Robinson, American rapper and actor (b. 1967)
  • December 16Johnny Moss, American poker player (b. 1907)
  • December 18Konrad Zuse, German engineer (b. 1910)
  • December 20Madge Sinclair, Jamaican-American actress (b. 1938)
  • December 22
    • Butterfly McQueen, American actress (b. 1911)
    • James Meade, English economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1907)
  • December 23Patric Knowles, English actor (b. 1911)
  • December 25
    • Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American musicologist (b. 1894)
    • Dean Martin, American actor, singer, comedian, and entertainer (b. 1917)
  • December 28Virginius Dabney, American teacher, writer, journalist and editor (b. 1901)
  • December 30
    • Doris Grau, American actress (b. 1924)
    • Heiner Müller, German poet and playwright (b. 1929)

Nobel Prizes[]

  • PhysicsMartin L. Perl, Frederick Reines
  • ChemistryPaul J. Crutzen, Mario J. Molina, F. Sherwood Rowland
  • MedicineEdward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Eric F. Wieschaus
  • LiteratureSeamus Heaney
  • Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred NobelRobert Lucas, Jr.
  • PeaceJoseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

Templeton Prize[]

  • Paul Davies


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People of the year 1995 at Familypedia

42 people were born in 1995

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Jonathan Norbert Aquino (1996)
Michael Azama Aquino (1995)Ruben Azama Aquino (1953)Jennifer Winslow (1970)
Joseph Marciano Armstrong (1995)Billie Joe Armstrong (1972)Adrienne Nesser (1969)
Lorena Sânziana Balcan (1995-)Cătălin Balcan (1969-)Daniela Georgeta Siminiceanu (1969-)
Leah Angelica Bateman (1995)Tim Bateman (1955)Jonelle Hassell (1969)
Philip Daniel Bolden (1995)Kenny Bolden (1970)Kristen Broussard (1973)
Filippa Brandolini d'Adda (1995-)Nuno Carlo Brandolini d'Adda (1954-)Muriel Phan Van Thiet (c1957-)
Louis Crépy (1995-)Edouard Yves Corneille Crépy (1969-)Clothilde d'Orléans (1968-)
Nora Dragomir (1995-)Adrian Dragomir (1961-)Diana Roșculeț (c1965-)
Joseph Garret Duggar (1995)James Robert Duggar (1965)Michelle Annette Ruark (1966)
Pablo Fernández y Gómez-Acebo (1995-)José Miguel Fernández y Sastrón (1969-)María de Fátima Gómez-Acebo y Borbón (1968-)
Csenge Fáy (1995)Dániel Fáy (1967)Judith Tornóczky (1969)
Mikey Germain (1995)Paul Germain (1959)Beatrice Mills (1967)
Tess Frances Goldwyn (1995)Anthony Howard Goldwyn (1960)Jane Michelle Musky (1954)
Ryan Goodwin (1995)Kenneth Goodwin (living)Margaret Elizabeth Gast (1973)
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0 children were born to the 17 women born in 1995

123 people died in 1995

 FatherMotherAge at death
Alice Maud Ida Aldridge (1893-1995)William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Amanda Ayres (1922-1995)
(Edward) Bruce Barry (1928-1995)(Albert) Lawrence Barry (1900-1956)Laura Joan McIntosh (1902-1982)
Sandra Baumann (1916-1995)Bertram Baumann (1892-1959)Stella Astori (1893-1970)
Christian Wilfred Beck (1919-1995)Michael Petersen Beck (1881-1955)Flora Ann Cain (1885-1960)76
Kelly Belogus (1925-1995)Paul Belogus (1894-1960)Freda Lander (1898-1980)
Audrey Bennewitz (1937-1995)Johann Bennewitz (1900-1970)Stephanie Nakos (1903-1969)
Mavis Adelina Blanch (1913-1995)Bernard Blanch (1888-1964)Lilly May Pitts (1892-1931)
Ethel Marjorie Blunt (1906-1995)Frank Thomas Blunt (1879-1940)Margaret Ellen Ette (c1876-1953)
Angel Borquet (1900-1995)Jean-Luc Borquet (1870-1941)Janet Alarie (1872-1957)
Alexandrina Bottea (1910-c1995)Emil Bottea (1877-1917)Elena Orescu (1885-1969)
Constantin Bottea (1907-1995)Emil Bottea (1877-1917)Elena Orescu (1885-1969)
Amy Louisa Botting (1917-1995)Charles Henry Botting (1884)Elizabeth May Tullett (1885)
Patricia Maud Bowes-Lyon (1932-1995)Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953)Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959)
Patrick Reginald Boyle, 13th Earl of Cork (1910-1995)Reginald Courtenay Boyle (1877-1946)Violet Flower (1880-1974)
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2549 people lived in 1995

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Robert Fuller Abell (1919-2010)Clifford Abell (1875-1965)Jennie Ferne Loshbough (1886-1957)
Adam Abernathy (1940-2006)James Abernathy (1912-1979)Arlene McGlinchey (1916-2000)
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)Arthur Abicht (1900-1980)Amanda Krieger (1899-1959)
Carter Abiko (1957-2001)Eita Abiko (1920-2000)Aina Fukuzawa (1920-1995)
Elanor Abrahams (1939-2004)
Lisa Abramowicz (1933-2000)Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)
Hannah Abs (1930-2006)
Samuel Achs (1919-2014)Morris L. Achs (1890-1958)Etta Schneir (1896-1960)
Amy Lyn Acker (1945-1999)
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Events of the year 1995 at Familypedia

28 people were married in 1995.

 Joined with
Diane Alexander (1967)Lionel Brockman Richie (1949)
John Malcolm Allerton (1938)Christina Josephine Whittle (1941-1992)+Anne Denise Wallace (1947)
Steven Aquino (1965)Betty D'Aboville (1968)
Betty D'Aboville (1968)Steven Aquino (1965)
Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (1947)Randall Lee Gosch (1950-)+Cassandra "Casey" Coates+Mary Steenburgen (1953)
Andreea Lidia Gavrilescu (1967)Petru Mărgineanu (1971) + NN Poruțiu + NN Ciocoiu
Ioana Glavce (c1960)Ștefan Grigore de Fáy (1943)
Angus Kater Grimwade (1966)Karen Hawke
Stephen William Hawking (1942-2018)Jane Wilde (c1942)+Elaine Mason (c1951)
Suzanne Keith (1966)Hans Florian Zimmer (1957)
Thomas James Kenny (1962)Jillian Ann Talley (1962)
Kenneth Alan Lanteigne (1960)Lesli Ann Langford
Maria Cristina Pallavicini (1962-)Jens Baltram (c1960-)
Lionel Brockman Richie (1949)Diane Alexander (1967)
Theresia M. Schep (1958-)Joop Tol (1956-)
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There were 0 military battles in 1995.

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