February 1995 calendar

February 1995

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1995.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1995: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1995?


  • 01 Feb 1995 Amtrak New York-Tampa run ends.
  • 02 Feb 1995 Moliere Comedies opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 03 Feb 1995 STS 63 (Discovery 19), launches into orbit
  • 04 Feb 1995 Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77)
  • 05 Feb 1995 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13.
  • 06 Feb 1995 Beachboy Brian Wilson weds Melinda Ledbetter.
  • 08 Feb 1995 6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed).
  • 09 Feb 1995 Heiress opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances
  • 10 Feb 1995 Sun Cayun pole vaults female indoor world record (4.12m)
  • 11 Feb 1995 Space shuttle STS-63 (Discovery 19), lands
  • 12 Feb 1995 PRI loses / PAN wins Mexican regional elections
  • 13 Feb 1995 West Indies beats New Zealand by innings and 332, Courtney Walsh 13-55.
  • 14 Feb 1995 Roseanne weds bodyguard Ben Thomas
  • 15 Feb 1995 Dow-Jones closes at record 3986.17
  • 17 Feb 1995 11th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • 18 Feb 1995 Angela Kennedy swims world record 100 metre butterfly.
  • 19 Feb 1995 1st broadcast of Woman of Independent Means on NBC-TV
  • 21 Feb 1995 RAF-pilot Jo Salter is 1st woman to fly in a tornado
  • 22 Feb 1995 Algiers police kill at least 99 prison rioters
  • 23 Feb 1995 Uncle Vanya opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 24 Feb 1995 Dow-Jones hits record 4011.74
  • 25 Feb 1995 PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander.
  • 26 Feb 1995 London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson
  • 27 Feb 1995 In Denver, Colorado, the old Stapleton Airport closes; it is replaced by a new Denver International Airport, the largest airport in the United States.
  • 28 Feb 1995 Members of the group Patriot's Council are convicted in Minnesota of manufacturing ricin.

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha


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Original Sin by P.D. James

Original Sin


Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues


Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss

Daisy-Head Mayzie


When a daisy suddenly sprouts from the top of Mayzie McGrew's head, she is faced with her classmates' taunts, her parents' dismay, and a publicity agent's greed.

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County


The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of …

Inside The White House by Ronald Kessler

Inside The White House


Award-winning journalist Ronald Kessler gets behind the scenes at the White House to reveal the often-scandalous secrets of this all-powerful institution.