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Major Events of 1995

1995 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXCV) was the 95th year of the 20th century. 1995 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Sunday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1995.
News Events of 1995

Sweden, Austria and Finland join the European Union.

Terrorist bombing kills 168 people in Oklahoma City.

O.J. Simpson Trial. Simpson is acquitted.

Dayton settlement ends war in Bosnia.

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated.

Netscape goes public, start of Internet stock market boom.

WTO (World Trade Organization) comes into effect.

Microsoft introduces Windows 95.

Sony PlayStation console released in the USA.

The Million Man March occurs in Washington DC.

The last strip of Calvin and Hobbes is published.

Barings Bank collapses after Nick Leeson loses $1.4 billion speculating on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Sarin gas (nerve gas) attack on the Tokyo subway by members of the Aum Shinrikyo religious cult.

eBay founded.

Yahoo! incorporated.

Sports in 1995

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