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1995109th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6 0-6 6-3)

1995The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship

1995Last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)

1995Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

1995Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico

1995Quarterback Joe Montana announces his retirement from football

1995Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years

1995Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement

1995Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis

1995Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

1995Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament

1995OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

1995Darryl Strawberry suspended from baseball for 60 days

1995Wrestlemania XI in Conn-Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow

1995After being left in the game to allow nine goals, Patrick Roy declares "It's my last game in Montreal", and is traded four days later

1995President Bill Clinton authorizes a $20 billion loan to Mexico to stabilize its economy.

1995George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas

1995"George" magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr

1995Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

1995INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer

1995NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

1995Mike Tyson returns to the ring & DQs Peter McNeeley in 38 seconds

1995President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

1995Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers

1995NJ officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295

1995Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games

1995US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

1995Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

1995Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B)

199512th MTV Awards: TLC, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, & Madonna wins

1995George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker

1995Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000

19959th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield

1995Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)

1995Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader

1995Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

1995Graves of Tsar Nicholas II and family found in St Petersburg

199556th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins

1995115th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 46 75)

1995Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995Jack Nicklaus wins Golf's British Open (4th to win all 4 majors)

1995Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

1995George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz

1995Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees

199569th Australian Womens Tennis: Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62)

199565th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats A.S. Vicario (7-6 4-6 6-0)

1995NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern

1995Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes

1995Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in LA

1995Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4

1995Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic

1995"Danny Gans on Broadway" closes at Neil Simon NYC

1995Rapper Tupac Shakur convicted on sexual assault charge and sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison

1995Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

1995Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

1995Pope John Paul II begins visit to SE Asia

199552th Golden Globes: Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange

199595th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

199565th French Mens Tennis: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (75 62 64)

1995"Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC

1995109th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats B Becker (67 62 64 62)

1995Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena

1995Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995"GoldenEye", starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond for the first time, debuts

1995Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovette split-up

1995Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike

1995Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia

1995Enrique Iglesias releases his first album, "Enrique Iglesias"

1995Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open

1995chris johnson wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic

1995Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery

1995Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS

1995Richie Ashburn and Mike Schmidt enter baseball's Hall of Fame

199567th Academy Awards - "Forest Gump", Jessica Lange & Tom Hanks win

1995Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

1995Eddie Murray of Indians hits his 463rd career home run (ties for 18th)

1995124th British Golf Open: John Daly shoots a 282 at St Andrews Scotland

199577th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

1995Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament

1995OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury

1995The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

1995Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skiier

1995Mike Schmidt is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

1995Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed

1995Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

199541st McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Kelly Robbins

1995 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
"Glass Menagerie" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 57 perfs 
Jan 1
"Shadow Box" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 49 performances 
Jan 1
Austria, Finland & Sweden act to join European Union 
Jan 1
Centennial of Canadian Mounties presence in Canada's Yukon Territory 
Jan 1
Fernando Henrique Cardoso installed as president of Brazil 
Jan 1
International Year of Tolerance 
Jan 1
Last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980) 
Jan 1
Raman Lamba & Ravi Sehgal score 464 for 1st wicket for Delhi 
Jan 1
for"Tuna Christmas" closes at Booth Theater NYC 20 performances 
Jan 1
The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves. 
Jan 1
Fred West, the Gloucestershire builder charged with 12 murders, found dead in his prison cell 
Jan 2
Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed 
Jan 2
Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21 
Jan 2
Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away) 
Jan 4
Newt Gingrich (R) becomes speaker of the House 
Jan 5
NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13 
Jan 5
Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed 
Jan 6
Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939) 
Jan 6
A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack. 
Jan 7
"Christmas Carol" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 18 perfs 
Jan 7
"Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 280 performances 
Jan 8
"Guys & Dolls" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1143 perfs 
Jan 8
15th United Negro College Fund raises $12,200,000 
Jan 8
Mike Schmidt is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame 
Jan 9
Ecuador & Peru involve in boundary fight 
Jan 9
Worker accidentally cuts electrial wires at Newark Airport 
Jan 10
"Late Late Show" with Tom Snyder premieres on CBS at 12:30 AM 
Jan 11
5th TV network (WB) Warner Brothers begins (WPIX-TV in NYC) 
Jan 11
Birmingham Barracudas granted CFL franchise 
Jan 11
DC-9 crashes near Maria La Baya, Colombia: 51 die, 9 yr old girl lives 
Jan 11
NHLPA & owners agree to end NHL strike 
Jan 12
Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan 
Jan 12
Murder trial against OJ Simpson, begins in LA 
Jan 12
Pope John Paul II begins visit to SE Asia 
Jan 13
26 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike 
Jan 13
America3 becomes 1st all-female crew to win an America's Cup race 
Jan 14
10,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo 
Jan 14
16th ACE Cable Awards: John Malone wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming 
Jan 14
Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico 
Jan 15
Dawn Coe-Jones wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Champion 
Jan 15
San Diego Chargers beat Pitt Steelers 17-13 for AFC championship 
Jan 15
SF 49ers beat Dallas Cowboys for NFC championship 
Jan 15
Southern Alabama begins using new area code 334 
Jan 15
Western Washington begins using new area code 360 
Jan 16
UPN (Universal-Parmount Network) begins telecasting (WWOR in NYC) 
Jan 17
"Carousel" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances 
Jan 17
7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die) 
Jan 17
Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win the World Series Cup 
Jan 17
LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis 
Jan 18
Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala 
Jan 18
Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia 
Jan 19
Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg 
Jan 20
"Love! Valor! Compassion!" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 276 perfs 
Jan 20
1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike 
Jan 20
Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record) 
Jan 21
52th Golden Globes: Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange 
Jan 22
Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed 
Jan 22
Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament 
Jan 25
Jacques Santer succeeds Jacques Delors as chairman of Euro Committee 
Jan 26
NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern 
Jan 27
69th Australian Womens Tennis: Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62) 
Jan 28
Memphis Mad Dogs granted CFL's 13th franchise 
Jan 29
Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open 
Jan 29
Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide 
Jan 29
Super Bowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26 in Miami, MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB 
Jan 30
22nd American Music Award: Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win 
Jan 30
Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air 
Jan 30
Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured 
Jan 30
Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show" 
Jan 30
Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease. 
Jan 30
Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent 
Jan 31
President Bill Clinton authorizes a $20 billion loan to Mexico to stabilize its economy. 
Feb 1
Amtrak NY-Tampa run ends 
Feb 1
Amy van Dikes swims woman's world record 50 m butterfly (26.73) 
Feb 1
Andy & Grant Flower make 269 stand vs Pak, brotherly record 
Feb 1
Belgium's TV channel VT4 goes on the air 
Feb 2
"Moliere Comedies" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 56 performances 
Feb 2
Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket 
Feb 2
US space shuttle Discovery launched 
Feb 3
STS 63 (Discovery 19), launches into orbit 
Feb 4
Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia 
Feb 4
Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77) 
Feb 4
Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning 
Feb 5
Japan's Shinshinto Party wins local elections 
Feb 5
NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13 
Feb 5
Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke: 27.77 
Feb 6
Darryl Strawberry suspended from baseball for 60 days 
Feb 6
Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket 
Feb 6
Rapper Tupac Shakur convicted on sexual assault charge and sentenced to up to 4 1/2 years in prison 
Feb 7
Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Graham Gooch & Mike Gatting 
Feb 8
6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed) 
Feb 9
"Heiress" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances 
Feb 9
Irina Privalova runs female world record 50m (5.96 sec) 
Feb 10
Chelsi Smith, 21, (Texas), crowned 44th Miss USA 
Feb 10
Sun Cayun pole vaults female indoor world record (4.12m) 
Feb 10
US female Figure Skating championship won by Nicole Bobek 
Feb 11
Danyon Loader swims world record 400m freestyle (340.46) 
Feb 11
Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.55 sec) 
Feb 11
Sandra Volker swims European record 50m backstroke (27.67 sec) 
Feb 11
Space shuttle STS-63 (Discovery 19), lands 
Feb 11
US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge 
Feb 11
West Indies score 5-660 against NZ 
Feb 12
45th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 139-112 at Phoenix 
Feb 12
Angela Kennedy swims woman's world record 50m butterfly 
Feb 12
Bonnie Blair skates female world record 500m (38.69 sec) 
Feb 12
Dieter Baumann runs European record 3k indoor (7:37.51) 
Feb 12
Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec) 
Feb 12
Moses Kiptanui runs world record 3k indoor (7:35.15) 
Feb 12
PRI loses/PAN wins Mexican regional elections 
Feb 12
Sun Cayun pole vaults indoor female world record (4.13m) 
Feb 12
Susan Auch skates female world record 500m (38.94 sec) 
Feb 13
Howard Stern radio show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM 
Feb 13
West Indies beat NZ by innings & 332, Courtney Walsh 13-55 
Feb 13
3rd ESPY Awards: Steve Young, Bonnie Blair win 
Feb 14
Wellington 2-498d & 4-475 beat Canterbury 496 & 2-476d 
Feb 14
The Portland Trail Blazers trade Clyde Drexler to the Houston Rockets, who end up winning the 1995 NBA Championship 
Feb 15
Burundi premier Anatole Kanyenkiko resigns 
Feb 15
Dow-Jones closes at record 3986.17 
Feb 15
Population of People's Republic of China hits 1.2 billion 
Feb 17
11th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins 
Feb 17
Colin Fergusson found guilty of killing 6 people on the Long Island Rail Road in NY 
Feb 17
Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike 
Feb 17
Federal judge allows lawsuit claiming US tobacco makers knew nicotine was addictive & manipulated its levels to keep customers hooked 
Feb 18
Angela Kennedy swims world record 100m butterfly 
Feb 18
Barb Thomas Whitehead wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open 
Feb 18
Warnecke swims world record 50m freestyle 
Feb 19
1st broadcast of "Woman of Independent Means" on NBC-TV 
Feb 19
Irina Privalova runs indoor woman's European record 200m (22.10 sec) 
Feb 19
Kenneth Koch wins Bollingen Prize 
Feb 19
Linford Christie runs world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec) and European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec) 
Feb 19
Michael Tippett's "Rose Lake," premieres 
Feb 21
CFL's Sacramento Gold Miners become San Antonio Texans 
Feb 21
RAF-pilot Jo Salter is 1st woman to fly in a tornado 
Feb 22
Algiers police kill at least 99 prison rioters 
Feb 22
Steve Fossett completes 1st air balloon over Pacific Ocean (9600 km) 
Feb 23
"Uncle Vanya" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances 
Feb 23
Antoine Nduwayo appointed Premier of Burundi 
Feb 23
Dow Jones closes above 4,000 for 1st time (4,003.33) 
Feb 24
Dow-Jones hits record 4011.74 
Feb 24
The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified. 
Feb 25
Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed) 
Feb 25
British super middleweight Nigel Benn puts opponent Gerard McClellan in hospital 
Feb 25
Moslem fundamentalists shoot 20 shite mosque goers dead 
Feb 25
PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander 
Feb 26
London finance house Barings collapses after huge losses in Singapore by rogue trader Nick Leeson 
Feb 27
Car bomb explodes in Zakho, North-Iraq (54-80 killed) 
Feb 28
Denver International Airport opens 
Feb 28
The US Pentagon announces that it monitored Iranian installation of surface-to-air Hawk missiles in the Strait of Hormuz 
Mar 1
37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Phila, Sheryl Crow 
Mar 1
Belgium ends military conscript 
Mar 1
Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland 
Mar 1
Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay 
Mar 1
Part of Houston begins using new area code 281 
Mar 1
Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol, resigns 
Mar 2
"Smokey Joe's Cafe," opens at Virginia Theater NYC 
Mar 2
British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC 
Mar 2
Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed 
Mar 2
Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches 
Mar 4
1st NYC Mayor Trophy's High school track meet in 19 years 
Mar 4
Blind teenage boy receives a 'Bionic Eye' at a Washington Hospital 
Mar 4
George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker 
Mar 4
Michael Johnson runs world record 400m indoor (44.63 sec) 
Mar 4
Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1 
Mar 5
21st People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Jodie Foster win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne win (TV) 
Mar 5
Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election 
Mar 5
Graves of Tsar Nicholas II and family found in St Petersburg 
Mar 5
Marc Velzeboer skates world record 3 km short track (5:00.26) 
Mar 6
9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield 
Mar 6
American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets 
Mar 6
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Phoenix AZ on KEDJ 106.3/100.3 FM 
Mar 6
US 4.5 cents equals 156.30 Dutch guilder (record) 
Mar 7
Dollar worth 1.5330 Dutch guilder (record) 
Mar 7
NY becomes 38th state to have the death penalty 
Mar 8
-26°F (-32.2°C) in Bismarck, North Dakota 
Mar 8
-44°F (-42.2°C) in Chosedacharad, Komi-district, on 67°N 
Mar 8
Costis Stephanopoulos becomes president of Greece 
Mar 8
Dutch Liberal Party wins Provincial-National elections 
Mar 9
Baseball awards a franchise to Tampa Bay Devil Rays 
Mar 9
Mexican peso worth 7.55 pesos to a dollar (record) 
Mar 9
President Konstantine Karamanlis (88) of Greece, resigns 
Mar 10
Car bomb explodes in Karachi at shiite mosque, 17+ killed 
Mar 10
Chiel Meijering's "St Louis Blues" premieres in Arnhem 
Mar 10
Dow-Jones hits record 4035.64 
Mar 11
-36.8°F (-38.2°C) in Chosedachar, Komi-district, on 67°N 
Mar 11
Pres Nazarbajev disbands Kazachstan parliament 
Mar 11
Sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US 
Mar 11
Yolanda Chen hop-skip-jumps world indoor record 15.03m 
Mar 12
Congress party loses India national election 
Mar 12
Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA PING/Welch's Golf Championship 
Mar 12
Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham UK won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS) 
Mar 12
Ice Pairs Championship at Birmingham won by Radka Kovarikova & Rene Novotny 
Mar 12
Lara scores 139 in ODI v Australia at Port-of-Spain 
Mar 12
Letitia Vriesde runs South American indoor record 800m (2:00.35) 
Mar 12
Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN) 
Mar 12
Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN) 
Mar 13
9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win 
Mar 13
Anti fascist Kazachstan anti-parliament forms 
Mar 13
Hungarian Forint devalued 9% 
Mar 13
Istanbul police shoot dead 16 Alawitische demonstrators 
Mar 14
1st time 13 people in space 
Mar 16
Dow-Jones hits record 4069.15 
Mar 16
Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67 
Mar 16
Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery & ratifies 13th Amendment 
Mar 16
World best 7th wkt stand 461 by Bhupinder Singh Jr & P Dharmani 
Mar 17
British pound hits 2.4545 to Dutch guilder (record) 
Mar 17
Sinn-Fein leader Gerry Adams visits White House 
Mar 17
USt approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck & Co 
Mar 18
Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement 
Mar 18
STS 67 (Endeavour 8) lands after 16½ days 
Mar 19
"Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances 
Mar 19
"Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances 
Mar 19
5 die by poison gas in Japanese subway 
Mar 19
Arizona outside of Phoenix begins using new area code 520 
Mar 19
Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450) 
Mar 19
Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election 
Mar 19
Laura Davis wins LPGA Standard Register PING Golf Tournament 
Mar 19
Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers 
Mar 19
NBA NY Knicks beat NY Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47) 
Mar 19
Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3:54.08) 
Mar 20
Dow-Jones hits 4083.68 (record) 
Mar 20
Poison Gas released in Tokyo subway 12 killed, 4,700 injured 
Mar 20
Beatles song, "Baby It's You", with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years 
Mar 21
NJ officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295 
Mar 21
NYC agrees to sell its 2 owned radio stations (WNYC AM & FM) 
Mar 22
Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist 
Mar 23
"How To Succeed in Business..." opens at R Rodgers NYC for 548 perfs 
Mar 23
Dollar equals 88.41 yen (record) 
Mar 25
Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving 3 years 
Mar 26
"Defending the Caveman" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 perf 
Mar 26
"Moliere Comedies" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 56 perfs 
Mar 26
15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night wins 
Mar 26
24th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nanci Bowen 
Mar 26
Mashonaland beat Mashonaland U-24 by 165 runs to win Logan Cup 
Mar 26
The Schengen Treaty goes into effect. 
Mar 27
67th Academy Awards - "Forest Gump", Jessica Lange & Tom Hanks win 
Mar 28
Julia Roberts & Lyle Lovette split-up 
Mar 28
Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield 
Mar 28
World's largest bank-Japan's Mitsubishi Bank & Bank of Tokyo merge 
Mar 29
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM 
Mar 30
"Arcadia" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances 
Mar 31
1st game at Coors Stadium Colo (replacement Rockies beat Yanks 4-1) 
Mar 31
Bombay beat Punjab on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy 
Mar 31
Federal judge orders injunction to end baseball strike 
Apr 1
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee 
Apr 1
NY Islanders retire Bobby Nystrom's uniform #23 
Apr 2
14th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: U of Ct Huskies beats TN 70-64 
Apr 2
7th Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus 
Apr 2
Baseball season opener delayed until April 26 
Apr 2
NY Police Dept & NY Transit Police merge into one organization 
Apr 2
North & Western Colorado begins using new area code 970 
Apr 2
Owners accept baseball players proposal, agree to start season 4/26 
Apr 2
Sunday NY Times raises price from $2.00 to $2.50 
Apr 2
Wrestlemania XI in Conn-Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow 
Apr 3
57th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA Bruins beats Arkansas 89-78 
Apr 3
Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena 
Apr 6
"Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances 
Apr 7
Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike 
Apr 8
BPAA US Open won by Dave Husted 
Apr 8
Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
Apr 9
"Translations" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 25 performances 
Apr 9
59th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 274 
Apr 10
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 perfs 
Apr 10
NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more 
Apr 13
Yankees beat the Mets 2-0 
Apr 14
India beats Sri Lanka to win the Asia Cricket Cup final in Sharjah 
Apr 14
Rosie Jones wins LPGA Pinewild Women's Golf Championship 
Apr 16
56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins 
Apr 17
24th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:25:11 
Apr 17
99th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:09:22 
Apr 18
Houston Post folds after 116 years 
Apr 18
Quarterback Joe Montana announces his retirement from football 
Apr 19
Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news 
Apr 19
Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168 & injures 500 
Apr 21
Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, NY Knicks win 98-92 
Apr 21
FBI arrested Timothy McVeigh & charge him with Oklahoma City bombing 
Apr 22
General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby 
Apr 22
George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas 
Apr 23
Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship 
Apr 23
President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City 
Apr 24
Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes 
Apr 24
Dow Jones Index hits record 4303.98 
Apr 24
Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B Murray 
Apr 25
"Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 perfs 
Apr 25
16th Emmy Sports Award presentation 
Apr 26
Baseball season begins after lengthy strike 
Apr 26
Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings 
Apr 27
"Indiscretions" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 perfs 
Apr 27
Coors Field in Colo opens - Denver Rockies beats Mets 11-9 in 14 
Apr 28
Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die 
Apr 28
Sri Lankaan BAE748 crashes at Palaly, 52 die 
Apr 29
Final TV broadcast of "Empty Nest" on NBC TV 
Apr 29
KC Royal John Nonely is 70th to HR on his 1st at bat 
Apr 29
Longest sausage ever, at 28.77 miles, made in Kitchener, Ontario 
Apr 30
"Blood Brothers" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 perfs 
Apr 30
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 24 perfs 
Apr 30
"Rose Tattoo" opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 80 perfs 
Apr 30
After 120 years the last 15 A & S dept stores close 
Apr 30
Val Skinner wins LPGA Sprint Golf Championship 
May 1
"On the Waterfront" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances 
May 1
Steve Waugh scores 200 for Australia v WI at Sabina Park 
May 1
Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence. 
May 2
"Hamlet" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 121 performances 
May 2
Expos bat out of order against Mets in 6th inning 
May 2
Serb missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six 
May 3
"My Thing of Love" opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances 
May 3
Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy 
May 3
David Bell debuts for the Indians (3rd generation player, Gus & Buddy) 
May 5
Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics) 
May 6
121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2 
May 6
ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby 
May 6
Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV 
May 7
"On the Waterfront" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 perfs 
May 7
Jacques Chirac wins French presidential election 
May 7
Michelle McGann wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic 
May 7
Twins beat Indians 10-9 in 17 innings, 6 hours & 36 minutes 
May 9
Cleveland Indians tie record of scoring 8 runs before making an out, they beat Twins 10-0 
May 9
Kinshasa, Zaire under quarantine after an outbreak of Ebola virus 
May 10
30th Academy of Country Music Awards: Reba McEntire wins 
May 10
Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein 
May 10
In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident 
May 11
In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions. 
May 12
Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59) 
May 12
Jose Mesa gets 1st of his M.L. record 37 consecutive saves 
May 12
Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4 
May 13
6.5 earthquake hits Greece 
May 13
New Zealand beats US for the America's Cup 
May 13
Chelsi Smith, 21, of USA, crowned 44th Miss Universe Shanna Lynn Moakler, (19-NY), replaces Chelsi Smith as Miss USA 
May 14
"My Thing of Love" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 16 performances 
May 14
41st McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Kelly Robbins 
May 14
Eddie Murray of Indians hits his 463rd career home run (ties for 18th) 
May 14
Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most senior spiritual leader 
May 15
China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC 
May 16
Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier 
May 18
WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma 
May 19
Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time 
May 19
World's youngest doctor, Balamurali Ambati, 17, graduates Mount Sinai 
May 20
121st Preakness: Pat Day aboard Timber Coutry wins in 1:54.4 
May 20
CBS News fires co-anchor Connie Chung 
May 20
Twins Marty Cordova ties rookie record of HRs in 5 consecutive games 
May 21
chris johnson wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic 
May 22
Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised 
May 23
47th time opposing pitchers hit HRS, K Foster (Cubs)/M Freeman (Rocks) 
May 25
The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla. 
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
"An Inspector Calls" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances 
May 28
Alison Nichols wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic 
May 28
Dottie Mochrie wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game 
May 28
Earthquake hits Russian town of Khabarovsk, killing 2,000 people 
May 28
Southwestern Florida outside of Tampa begins using new area code 941 
May 28
White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium 
May 28
Indianapolis 500: Jacques Villeneuve wins in 3:15:17.561 (247.221 km/h) 
Jun 1
68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis 
Jun 1
Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39 
Jun 2
John Valentin hits 3 HRs 
Jun 3
Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0 
Jun 3
1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood 
Jun 4
"Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf 
Jun 4
49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win 
Jun 4
8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000 
Jun 4
Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic 
Jun 5
29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire 
Jun 5
The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created. 
Jun 7
The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines 
Jun 8
"Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 perfs 
Jun 8
Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia. 
Jun 9
Brady Bunch Movie (1995) premieres in UK 
Jun 9
Congo (1995) premieres in USA 
Jun 9
Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden 
Jun 9
Killer (1994) premieres in UK 
Jun 9
Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK 
Jun 9
Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK 
Jun 9
Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK 
Jun 9
Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA 
Jun 9
Smoke (1995) premieres in USA 
Jun 9
Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA 
Jun 10
"Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 perfs 
Jun 10
127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32 
Jun 10
65th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats A.S. Vicario (7-6 4-6 6-0) 
Jun 10
Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer 
Jun 11
65th French Mens Tennis: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (75 62 64) 
Jun 11
Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic 
Jun 11
Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings 
Jun 13
Indians' Dennis Martinez no-hits Balt 11-0 
Jun 13
NJ Devils beat Phila Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals 
Jun 14
49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games 
Jun 14
Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win 
Jun 15
"Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 perfs 
Jun 15
Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants 
Jun 15
Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day 
Jun 16
"Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend 
Jun 16
Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429) 
Jun 16
Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002 
Jun 17
"Who's Tommy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 899 performances 
Jun 18
95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY 
Jun 18
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament 
Jun 19
NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry 
Jun 20
Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun 
Jun 24
Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games 
Jun 24
South Africa's Springboks beat New Zealand's All Blacks 15-12 to win the Rugby Wold Cup in Johannesburg 
Jun 25
Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic 
Jun 25
Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings 
Jun 26
Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed 
Jun 26
Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup. 
Jun 27
Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest) 
Jun 27
Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears 
Jun 27
Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches 
Jun 27
Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland 
Jun 28
NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign 
Jun 29
George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz 
Jun 29
Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders) 
Jun 30
Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits 
Jun 30
Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island 
Jul 1
"Kiss of the Spider Woman" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 perfs 
Jul 1
Kiersten Rickenbach, of NJ, crowned America's Junior Miss 
Jul 2
"Rose Tattoo" closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 perfs 
Jul 2
16th US Seniors Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf 
Jul 2
Michelle McGann wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic 
Jul 2
Thailand: Banharn Silpa-Archa's party wins election 
Jul 4
Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs Winnipeg) 
Jul 5
Columbia University beats Hartferd College to be 1st US team to win the Henley Regatta 
Jul 6
Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon 
Jul 6
Venezuela's Congress approves the country's first investment law allowing for foreign participation in oil exploration and production 
Jul 7
Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL home game (vs BC Lions) 
Jul 7
Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), lands 
Jul 8
102nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Graf beats Arantxa S Vicario (4-6 6-1 7-5) 
Jul 8
1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold 
Jul 9
"Play's the Thing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 75 performances 
Jul 9
109th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats B Becker (67 62 64 62) 
Jul 9
Jack Nicklaus wins Golf's British Open (4th to win all 4 majors) 
Jul 9
Kathryn Marshall wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic 
Jul 9
US international postage rates rise to 60 cents per ounce 
Jul 9
Former South Africa President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation 
Jul 11
66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx 
Jul 11
All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Fla Marlins) 
Jul 11
7,000 Bosnian Muslim men are massacred when Bosnian Serbs overrun the UN 'safe haven' of Srebrenica. 
Jul 12
Enrique Iglesias releases his first album, "Enrique Iglesias" 
Jul 13
Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), launches 
Jul 14
LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0 
Jul 14
Ramon Martinez pitches a 7-0 no-hitter against the Marlins 
Jul 15
Birmingham Barracudas 1st CFL home game (vs Hamilton) 
Jul 15
Jews take Jerusalem 
Jul 15
Northern Virginia begins using new area code 540 
Jul 16
"Buttons on Broadway" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 perfs 
Jul 16
"Chronicles of a Death Foretold" closes at Plymouth NYC after 55 perfs 
Jul 16
13th Seniors Players Golf Championship: J C Snead 
Jul 16
50th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam 
Jul 17
Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B) 
Jul 18
DC3 crashes at Antananarivo Madagaskar, 34 die 
Jul 20
The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997. 
Jul 21
Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent 
Jul 21
KC Royals set club-record of 22 singles in 15 innings 
Jul 22
Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands 
Jul 22
Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina 
Jul 23
"Hamlet" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances 
Jul 23
124th British Golf Open: John Daly shoots a 282 at St Andrews Scotland 
Jul 23
Miguel Indurains wins his 5th Tour de France 
Jul 23
Tracy Kerdyk wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic 
Jul 23
Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later. 
Jul 25
A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded. 
Jul 27
In Washington, DC, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated. 
Jul 28
Art Modell's rep begins secrets talks to move team to Baltimore 
Jul 28
Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices 
Jul 29
Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis 
Jul 29
Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14 
Jul 30
Becky Iverson wins LPGA Friendly's Golf Classic 
Jul 30
Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI 
Jul 30
Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford 
Jul 30
Richie Ashburn and Mike Schmidt enter baseball's Hall of Fame 
Aug 1
Westinghouse purchases CBS-TV network 
Aug 2
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd issues a decree replacing all members of the Council of Ministers who do not have blood ties so the royal Family 
Aug 3
CNN en Espanol premieres 
Aug 4
Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees 
Aug 4
Operation Storm begins in Croatia. 
Aug 5
The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated as the day of victory (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day) in Croatia. 
Aug 6
"Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances 
Aug 6
Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain 
Aug 6
Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition) 
Aug 6
Thousands of people in Hiroshima tribute on 50th anniversary of bomb 
Aug 8
Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning 
Aug 9
South Africa celebrates the first National Women's Day 
Aug 10
Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly 
Aug 12
Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge 
Aug 13
77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif 
Aug 13
Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship 
Aug 14
Shannon Faulkner becomes 1st woman to attend the Citadel 
Aug 14
Iran's official news agency, IRNA, reports that Iran has been unable to sell 200 million barrels per day of crude oil since the imposition of a unilateral oil embargo by the US 
Aug 15
Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA 
Aug 17
China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC 
Aug 18
Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save 
Aug 19
After 5 days Shannon Faulkner quits as 1st woman at the Citadel 
Aug 19
Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title 
Aug 19
Mike Tyson returns to the ring & DQs Peter McNeeley in 38 seconds 
Aug 20
"The Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 performances 
Aug 20
Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save 
Aug 20
Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open 
Aug 21
US marshals move in on Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho 
Aug 22
FBI agent Lon Horiuchi shoots at Randy Weaver's cabin in Idaho 
Aug 23
Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save 
Aug 23
Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant 
Aug 24
Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island 
Aug 24
Windows 95 debuts 
Aug 25
Andrew Symonds scores 254 Gloucs v Glam, world record 16 x 6 
Aug 25
Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves 
Aug 26
Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs v Glamorgan 
Aug 26
Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval 
Aug 27
"Arcadia" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances 
Aug 27
23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback 
Aug 27
95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods 
Aug 27
Worst fire in New York in 80 years ends after 4 days 
Aug 28
Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson 
Aug 28
Northants 7-781 decl defeat Nottinghamshire 527 & 157 
Aug 28
Kuwaiti Oil Minister Abdul Mohsen al-Medej announces that his country will increase its oil production capacity to as much as 3.5 million barrels per day by 2005 
Aug 29
NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces. 
Aug 30
Cable News Network joins internet 
Aug 30
Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker & Alan Trammell play in 1,914 game together tying AL record 
Sep 1
Infinity Radio agrees to voluntarily pay $1.7 million to US Treasury 
Sep 1
NYC reinstates the death penalty 
Sep 1
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio 
Sep 2
Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 
Sep 2
Southern California begins using new area code 562 
Sep 3
Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT) 
Sep 3
Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3) 
Sep 3
NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle 
Sep 3
Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit 
Sep 3
eBay founded. 
Sep 4
Jerry Lewis' 30th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $47,800,000 
Sep 4
Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic 
Sep 4
The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance. 
Sep 5
Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games 
Sep 6
Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games 
Sep 6
Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood 
Sep 7
STS 69 (Endeavour 9), launches into orbit 
Sep 7
Sen Bob Packwoord (R-Ore) resigns rather than face expulsion 
Sep 7
12th MTV Awards: TLC, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, & Madonna wins 
Sep 8
Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title 
Sep 9
"Broadway Limited" last train ride (began in 1902) 
Sep 9
109th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6 0-6 6-3) 
Sep 9
Dean St Station in Brooklyn, is 6th MTA station to close since 1904 
Sep 10
115th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 46 75) 
Sep 10
35th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland beats US, 14-10 
Sep 10
47th Emmy Awards: NYPD Blue, ER, Fraiser & Candice Bergen win 
Sep 10
Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship 
Sep 10
Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles 
Sep 11
Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423 
Sep 11
Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day" 
Sep 11
Soyuz TM-22, lands 
Sep 12
INXS' Michael Hutchence pleads guilty to punching a photographer 
Sep 12
Belarus military shoots down a hydrogen balloon, killing its two American pilots. 
Sep 13
The Kuwaiti Oil Ministry states its intention to seek a 200-million-barrels-per-day increase to its current 2-million-barrels-per-day crude oil production quota at OPEC meeting in Vienna 
Sep 14
Body Worlds opens in Tokyo, Japan 
Sep 15
Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays 
Sep 16
Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory 
Sep 16
Shawntel Smith (Okla), 24, crowned 69th Miss America 1996 
Sep 17
"Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 perfs 
Sep 17
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic 
Sep 18
Art Modell 1st meets (he claims) with Balt to move Browns 
Sep 18
Space shuttle STS-69 (Endeavour 9), lands 
Sep 19
Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995 
Sep 19
Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games 
Sep 19
The Washington Post and The New York Times publish the Unabomber's manifesto. 
Sep 20
Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central 
Sep 21
The Hindu milk miracle occurs, in which statues of the Hindu God Ganesh began drinking milk when spoonfuls were placed near their mouths. 
Sep 22
E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed 
Sep 24
31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14½-13½ at Oak Hill County Club (Rochester, New York, US) 
Sep 24
Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic 
Sep 24
Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skiier 
Sep 24
Volcano Mount Ruapehu (North Island, NZ) erupts 
Sep 26
"George" magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr 
Sep 26
Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov) 
Sep 26
Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1 
Sep 28
"Batman Forever" released Czech Republic 
Sep 28
Dennis Martinez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win 
Sep 28
Mary Tyler Moore returns to series TV in "NY News" on CBS 
Sep 28
Singer Bobby Brown escapes injury in gun battle 
Sep 28
Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov 
Sep 28
Yitzhak Rabin & Yasir Arafat, sign accord to transfer West Bank 
Sep 28
Bob Denard and a group of mercenaries take the islands of Comoros in a coup. 
Sep 29
Indians break 1902 Pirates record for largest lead over 2nd-place team (KC) (27½ games) 
Sep 29
OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury 
Sep 29
Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka 
Sep 29
US space probe Ulyssus completes 2nd passage behind Sun 
Sep 30
Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season 
Oct 1
Bermuda begins using new area code 441 
Oct 1
Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic 
Oct 1
Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team 
Oct 1
Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers 
Oct 1
NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever 
Oct 1
Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence 
Oct 2
"Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 perfs 
Oct 2
Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West 
Oct 3
1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov) 
Oct 3
OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California 
Oct 4
29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win 
Oct 4
Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners 
Oct 5
"Company" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances 
Oct 6
BPAA US Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels 
Oct 6
Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit 
Oct 6
51 Pegasi was discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it. 
Oct 7
Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4 
Oct 7
Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees 
Oct 8
Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record 
Oct 8
Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series 
Oct 10
"Garden District" opens at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC 
Oct 10
Israel begins W Bank pullback, frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners 
Oct 10
Most Dutch telephone numbers increase to 10 digits 
Oct 10
Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics 
Oct 11
John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches 
Oct 11
O J Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline 
Oct 12
"Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 perfs 
Oct 13
Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize 
Oct 13
Pamela Anderson Lee, rush to hospital with flu like symptoms 
Oct 14
Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds) 
Oct 15
Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf 
Oct 15
Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15 
Oct 16
Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe 
Oct 16
Brian Lara scores 169 in Sharjah ODI versus Sri Lanka 
Oct 16
Million Man March held in Wash DC (over 800,000 black men attend) 
Oct 16
ODI in Sharjah WI 7-333 in 50 overs beat Sri Lanka 329 all out 
Oct 17
Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000 
Oct 18
NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix 
Oct 19
"Hello Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances 
Oct 20
STS 73 (Columbia 18), launches into orbit 
Oct 20
Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final 
Oct 21
Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear 
Oct 21
Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians 
Oct 22
"Swinging On a Star" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 perfs 
Oct 24
Total solar eclipse in SW/S Asia (2m09s) 
Oct 25
"Victor/Victoria" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances 
Oct 26
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta. 
Oct 27
Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns' move to Balt is signed 
Oct 27
Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto 
Oct 27
Latvia applies for membership in the European Union. 
Oct 28
Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series 
Oct 28
Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled's Song 
Oct 29
"Fool Moon" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC 
Oct 29
Sunday NY News increases price from $1.00 to $1.25 
Oct 29
US beats Japan, 19-17, at Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament 
Oct 30
Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada 
Oct 31
NHL NJ Devils agree to stay in NJ 
Nov 1
"Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances 
Nov 2
"Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY 
Nov 2
"Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances 
Nov 2
Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M 
Nov 3
1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100 
Nov 3
1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80 
Nov 3
1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79 
Nov 4
"Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs 
Nov 4
1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal 
Nov 4
Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89 
Nov 5
STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands 
Nov 5
Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament 
Nov 5
1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT 
Nov 5
André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door. 
Nov 6
Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt 
Nov 6
Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by a fellow Jew who opposed peace with Palestinians 
Nov 7
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM 
Nov 7
Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever) 
Nov 9
"Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC 
Nov 10
In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces. 
Nov 12
25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06 
Nov 12
26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00 
Nov 12
Last day of Test cricket for Martin Crowe 
Nov 12
Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL all-time passing yardage mark of 47,003 
Nov 12
NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50 
Nov 12
STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit 
Nov 13
"GoldenEye", starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond for the first time, debuts 
Nov 15
"Master Class" opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances 
Nov 15
Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir 
Nov 16
US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease 
Nov 16
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery 
Nov 18
Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World 
Nov 18
Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen 
Nov 19
"Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV 
Nov 19
"Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances 
Nov 19
"School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances 
Nov 19
83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20 
Nov 19