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1995 Historical Event(s)
- January 1, 1995 – The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves.
- January 31, 1995 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Pig in Chinese astrology.
- March 16, 1995 – Mississippi formally ratified the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment is officially ratified in 1865.
- June 13, 1995 – French president Jacques Chirac announces the resumption of nuclear tests in French Polynesia.
- August 30, 1995 – NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
- September 22, 1995 – Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
- October 16, 1995 – The Million Man March occurs in Washington, D.C.
- November 6, 1995 – The Rova of Antananarivo, home of the sovereigns of Madagascar from the 16th to 19th centuries, is destroyed by fire.
- November 14, 1995 – A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums and to run most government offices with skeleton staffs.
- November 30, 1995 – Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
Who Were Born On 1995?
- January 13, 1995 – Qaasim Middleton, American musician and actor
- January 30, 1995 – Thia Megia, American Idol season 10 finalist
- March 21, 1995 – Diggy Simmons, American rapper
- March 23, 1995 – Jan Lisiecki, Canadian pianist
- May 20, 1995 – Brandon Zibaka, English football player
- June 28, 1995 – Kåre Hedebrant, Swedish actor
- July 9, 1995 – Georgie Henley, English actress
- September 20, 1995 – Laura Dekker, Dutch sailor
- December 22, 1995 – Remy Thorne, American actor and writer
- December 26, 1995 – Zach Mills, American actor