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  • Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sunday Jan 1, 1995

    Nelson Mandela

    The Nelson Mandela Children's Fund

    Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sunday Jan 1, 1995

    In 1995, Mandela stopped to talk to street children in Cape Town, and was inspired to found organisation.So he founded Nelson Mandela Children's Fund.




  • Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Jan 7, 1995

    First Chechen War

    The First on a long list of Russian generals to be killed

    Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Jan 7, 1995

    On 7 January 1995, Russian Major-General Viktor Vorobyov was killed by mortar fire, becoming the first on a long list of Russian generals to be killed in Chechnya.




  • Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 21, 1995

    Jim Carrey

    The First Golden Globe Award nomination

    Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 21, 1995

    Jim Carrey received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor for his work in The Mask.




  • Palm Desert Marriott Ballroom, Palm Desert, California, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 25, 1995

    Frank Sinatra

    Sinatra sang For The Very Last Time

    Palm Desert Marriott Ballroom, Palm Desert, California, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 25, 1995

    Sinatra sang for the very last time on February 25, 1995, before a live audience of 1200 select guests at the Palm Desert Marriott Ballroom, on the closing night of the Frank Sinatra Desert Classic golf tournament.




  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 6, 1995

    First Chechen War

    The battle for the southern part of the city continued

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 6, 1995

    The battle for the southern part of the city continued until the official end on 6 March 1995.




  • Hamburg, Germany
    Saturday Mar 11, 1995

    Samsung

    Prohibiting The advertising and Sale of Rollei Watches On German Territory

    Hamburg, Germany
    Saturday Mar 11, 1995

    Samsung Techwin acquired German camera-maker Rollei in 1995. Samsung (Rollei) used its optic expertise on the crystals of a new line of 100% Swiss-made watches, designed by a team of watchmakers at Nouvelle Piquerez S.A. in Bassequort, Switzerland. Rolex's decision to fight Rollei on every front stemmed from the close resemblance between the two names and fears that its sales would suffer as a consequence. In the face of such a threat, the Geneva firm decided to confront. This was also a demonstration of the Swiss watch industry's determination to defend itself when an established brand is threatened. Rolex sees this front-line battle as vital for the entire Swiss watch industry. Rolex has succeeded in keeping Rollei out of the German market. On 11 March 1995, the Cologne District court prohibited the advertising and sale of Rollei watches on German territory.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 18, 1995

    Michael Jordan

    Back to NBA

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 18, 1995

    On March 18, 1995, Jordan announced his return to the NBA through a two-word press release: "I'm back."


  • Samashki, Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Apr 7, 1995

    First Chechen War

    OMON and other federal forces killed at least 103 civilians while seizing the border village of Samashki

    Samashki, Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Apr 7, 1995

    Following the fall of Grozny, the Russian government slowly but systematically expanded its control over the lowland areas and then into the mountains. In what was dubbed the worst massacre in the war, the OMON and other federal forces killed at least 103 civilians while seizing the border village of Samashki on 7 April (several hundred more were detained and beaten or otherwise tortured).


  • Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Apr 15, 1995

    First Chechen War

    The Russians launched an offensive along the entire front

    Chechnya, Russia
    Saturday Apr 15, 1995

    In the southern mountains, the Russians launched an offensive along the entire front on 15 April, advancing in large columns of 200–300 vehicles.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Apr 30, 1995

    Internet

    The Final restrictions on carrying commercial traffic ended

    U.S.
    Sunday Apr 30, 1995

    The final restrictions on carrying commercial traffic ended on April 30, 1995 when the National Science Foundation ended its sponsorship of the NSFNET Backbone Service and the service ended.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 23, 1995

    Java (programming language)

    Originally Developed

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 23, 1995

    On 23 May 1995, Java was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems and released as a core component of Sun Microsystems' Java platform.


  • Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday May 25, 1995

    Bosnian War

    NATO bombed VRS positions in Pale due to their failure to return heavy weapons

    Pale, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday May 25, 1995

    On 25 May 1995, NATO bombed VRS positions in Pale due to their failure to return heavy weapons.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday May 26, 1995

    Microsoft

    Internet Tidal Wave memo

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Friday May 26, 1995

    Following Bill Gates' internal "Internet Tidal Wave memo" on May 26, 1995, Microsoft began to redefine its offerings and expand its product line into computer networking and the World Wide Web.


  • Milan, Italy
    Saturday Jul 1, 1995

    George Weah

    Moving To A.C. Milan

    Milan, Italy
    Saturday Jul 1, 1995

    Weah joined A.C. Milan in 1995, with whom he immediately won the Italian league in 1996 under Fabio Capello, playing alongside Roberto Baggio and Dejan Savićević in Milan's attack, as well as Marco Simone, on occasion, and finishing the season as Milan's top goalscorer; he won the Serie A title once again in 1999.


  • Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
    Saturday Jul 1, 1995

    Michael Ballack

    Ballack earned his First Professional Contract

    Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
    Saturday Jul 1, 1995

    In 1995, Ballack earned his first professional contract, thanks to his performances in the role of central midfielder. He was dubbed the "Little Kaiser", in reference to Franz Beckenbauer, who was nicknamed "Der Kaiser".


  • Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1995

    Bosnian War

    (VRS) occupied the UN "safe area" of Srebrenica

    Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 11, 1995

    On 11 July 1995, Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) forces under general Ratko Mladić occupied the UN "safe area" of Srebrenica in eastern Bosnia where more than 8,000 men were killed in the Srebrenica massacre (most women were expelled to Bosniak-held territory). The United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR), represented on the ground by a 400-strong contingent of Dutch peacekeepers, Dutchbat, failed to prevent the town's capture by the VRS and the subsequent massacre.


  • Split, Croatia
    Saturday Jul 22, 1995

    Bosnian War

    The Split Agreement

    Split, Croatia
    Saturday Jul 22, 1995

    the Split Agreement signed between Tuđman and Izetbegović on 22 July.


  • Dinara, Croatia
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Summer 95

    Dinara, Croatia
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    From 25–30 July, the Croatian Army and Croatian Defense Council (HVO) troops attacked Serb-held territory north of Mount Dinara, capturing Bosansko Grahovo and Glamoč during Operation Summer '95.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Summer 95

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 25, 1995

    Military offensive by the HV (the Croatian Army) and the HVO (the Croatian Defence Council) codenamed Operation Summer 95 took place in western Bosnia.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Storm

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    On 4 August, the HV (the Croatian Army) launched Operation Storm that effectively dissolved the Republic of Serbian Krajina.


  • Croatia
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    Croatian War of Independence

    Operation Storm

    Croatia
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    On 4 August, Croatia started Operation Storm, with the aim of recapturing almost all of the occupied territory in Croatia, except for a comparatively small strip of land, located along the Danube, at a considerable distance from the bulk of the contested land. The offensive, involving 100,000 Croatian soldiers, was the largest single land battle fought in Europe since World War II. Operation Storm achieved its goals and was declared completed on 8 August.


  • Germany
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    Michael Ballack

    His professional debut

    Germany
    Friday Aug 4, 1995

    His professional debut came on 4 August 1995, on the first day of the new 2. Bundesliga season.


  • San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Thursday Aug 17, 1995

    Marco van Basten

    Retirement

    San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Thursday Aug 17, 1995

    Van Basten had been hopeful of playing for his country at the 1994 World Cup as well as for his club in the 1994–95 season after spending the whole 1993–94 season out of action (missing Milan's victory in the European Cup as well as their Serie A title glory), but his club ordered him not to take part in the World Cup amid fear of ruining his rehabilitation. Father Joop (1931-2014) proudly declared before he died that he had no regrets whatsoever of his son's shortened career because "Marco became a top, top player and fulfilled all my hopes and dreams". Joop himself was a semi professional in Holland in the 1950's but attended his son's every game at Ajax and Milan. Marco finally conceded defeat in his battle to recover on 17 August 1995, when he announced his retirement as a player after two whole years on sidelines.Van Basten made a farewell appearance to thank the Milan fans before a home game at the San Siro, with an emotional Milan coach Fabio Capello breaking down in tears.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 24, 1995

    Microsoft

    Windows 95

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Aug 24, 1995

    The company released Windows 95 on August 24, 1995, featuring pre-emptive multitasking, a completely new user interface with a novel start button, and 32-bit compatibility; similar to NT, it provided the Win32 API.


  • Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
    Sunday Aug 27, 1995

    Heysel Stadium Events

    New Stadium

    Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
    Sunday Aug 27, 1995

    On 28 August 1995 the new stadium welcomed the return of football to Heysel in the form of a friendly match between Belgium and Germany.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Aug 28, 1995

    Bosnian War

    VRS mortar attack on the Sarajevo Markale marketplace

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Aug 28, 1995

    On 28 August, a VRS mortar attack on the Sarajevo Markale marketplace killed 43 people.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Deliberate Force

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1995

    The Secretary General of NATO announced the start of Operation Deliberate Force, widespread airstrikes against Bosnian Serb positions supported by UNPROFOR rapid reaction force artillery attacks.


  • Turkey
    Friday Sep 1, 1995

    Cypriot intercommunal violence

    Rauf Denktaş repeated his claim to the famous Turkish newspaper Milliyet in Turkey

    Turkey
    Friday Sep 1, 1995

    On January 9, 1995 Rauf Denktaş repeated his claim to the famous Turkish newspaper Milliyet in Turkey.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Sep 8, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Mistral 2

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Sep 8, 1995

    The HV-HVO secured over 2,500 square kilometers (970 square miles) of territory during Operation Mistral 2, including the towns of Jajce, Šipovo and Drvar.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 13, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Sana

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Sep 13, 1995

    At the same time, the ARBiH engaged the VRS further to the north in Operation Sana and captured several towns, including Bosanska Krupa, Bosanski Petrovac, Ključ and Sanski Most.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 14, 1995

    Bosnian War

    The NATO air strikes were suspended to allow the implementation of an agreement with Bosnian Serbs for the withdrawal of heavy weapons from around Sarajevo

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Sep 14, 1995

    On 14 September 1995, the NATO air strikes were suspended to allow the implementation of an agreement with Bosnian Serbs for the withdrawal of heavy weapons from around Sarajevo.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Sep 18, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Una

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Sep 18, 1995

    Operation Una, began on 18 September 1995, when HV crossed the Una river and entered Bosnia.


  • New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 26, 1995

    Bosnian War

    An agreement of further basic principles for a peace accord

    New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 26, 1995

    Twelve days later, on 26 September, an agreement of further basic principles for a peace accord was reached in New York City between the foreign ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and the FRY.


  • Colombia
    Friday Oct 6, 1995

    Shakira

    Releasing Her 3rd Album

    Colombia
    Friday Oct 6, 1995

    Shakira returned to recording music under Sony Music along with Columbia Records in 1995 with Luis F. Ochoa,These recordings spawned her third studio album, and her major-label debut, titled Pies Descalzos,which was released in February 1996. It only managed to reach number one-hundred-eighty on the U.S. Billboard 200 but reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. The album spawned six hit singles, "Estoy Aquí", which reached number two on the U.S. Latin chart, "¿Dónde Estás Corazón?" which reached number five on the U.S. Latin chart, "Pies Descalzos, Sueños Blancos" which reached number 11 on the U.S. Latin chart, "Un Poco de Amor" which reached number six on the U.S. Latin chart, "Antología" which reached number 15 on the U.S. Latin chart, and "Se quiere, Se Mata" which reached number eight on the U.S. Latin chart.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Oct 8, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Southern Move

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Oct 8, 1995

    The ARBiH requested Croatian assistance and on 8 October the HV-HVO launched Operation Southern Move under the overall command of HV Major General Ante Gotovina. The VRS lost the town of Mrkonjić Grad, while HVO units came within 25 kilometres (16 miles) south of Banja Luka.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Oct 12, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Ceasefire came into effect

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Oct 12, 1995

    A 60-day ceasefire came into effect on 12 October.


  • Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 1, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Peace talks began

    Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 1, 1995

    On 1 November, peace talks began in Dayton, Ohio.


  • Erdut, Croatia
    Sunday Nov 12, 1995

    Croatian War of Independence

    Erdut Agreement

    Erdut, Croatia
    Sunday Nov 12, 1995

    Further combat was averted on 12 November when the Erdut Agreement was signed by the RSK acting defense minister Milan Milanović, on instructions received from Slobodan Milošević and Federal Republic of Yugoslavia officials.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 1995

    James Bond

    GoldenEye premiere

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Nov 13, 1995

    GoldenEye is a 1995 spy film, the seventeenth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It was directed by Martin Campbell and is the first in the series not to utilize any story elements from the works of novelist Ian Fleming.


  • Islamabad, Pakistan
    Sunday Nov 19, 1995

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    The Egyptian Islamic Jihad's first success under Zawahiri's Leadership

    Islamabad, Pakistan
    Sunday Nov 19, 1995

    The 1995 attack on the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, was the Egyptian Islamic Jihad's first success under Zawahiri's leadership, but Bin Laden had disapproved of the operation. The bombing alienated Pakistan, which was "the best route into Afghanistan".


  • Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 21, 1995

    Bosnian War

    The war ended with the Dayton Peace Agreement

    Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 21, 1995

    The war ended with the Dayton Peace Agreement signed on 21 November 1995.


  • Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 14, 1995

    Bosnian War

    End of war

    Paris, France
    Thursday Dec 14, 1995

    The war was brought to an end by the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, negotiated at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio between 1 and 21 November 1995 and signed in Paris on 14 December 1995.


  • Paris,France
    Sunday Dec 24, 1995

    George Weah

    Winning the Ballon d'Or

    Paris,France
    Sunday Dec 24, 1995

    Due to his performances with both Paris Saint-Germain and Milan, in 1995 Weah won the Ballon d'Or.


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