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Feature Year: 1995 4pm ET

January 30 – Thia Megia, American singer
February 12 – Philip Taylor Kramer, American musician (b. 1952) Died
February 17 – Colin Ferguson is convicted of 6 counts of murder for the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings and later receives a 25-year sentence for each of the 6 murders.
February 23 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 30.28 to close at 4,003.33 – the Dow’s first ever close above 4,000.
February 23 – Melvin Franklin, American singer (b. 1942) Died
March 6 – On an episode of The Jenny Jones Show (“Same-Sex Crushes”), Scott Amedure reveals a crush on his heterosexual friend Jonathan Schmitz. Schmitz kills Amedure several days after the show.
March 26 – Eazy-E, American rapper and record producer (b. 1963) Died
March 31 – Tejano superstar Selena is killed by the president of her own fanclub, Yolanda Saldívar.
April 14 – Burl Ives, American singer (b. 1909) Died
May 23 – Oklahoma City bombing: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the remains of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building are imploded.
July 1 – Wolfman Jack, American disc jockey (b. 1938) Died
July 17 – The Nasdaq Composite index closes above the 1,000 mark for the first time.
July 25 – Charlie Rich, American singer (b. 1932) Died
August 9 – Jerry Garcia, American guitarist (b. 1942) Died
August 24 – Microsoft releases Windows 95
August 24 – Gary Crosby, American singer and actor (b. 1933) Died
August 30 – Sterling Morrison, American guitarist (b. 1942) Died
September 1 – The DVD, an optical disc computer storage media format, is announced.
October 3 – O. J. Simpson is found not guilty of double murder for the deaths of former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
November 21 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.46 to close at 5,023.55, its first close above 5,000. This makes 1995 the first year where the Dow surpasses 2 millennium marks in a single year.
October 21 – Shannon Hoon, American singer (b. 1967) Died
November 13 – Ralph Blane, American composer (b. 1914) Died
November 30 – Stretch, American rapper and record producer (b. 1972) Died
December 10 – Darren Robinson, American rapper and actor (b. 1967) Died
December 25 – Dean Martin, American actor, singer and comedian (b. 1917) Died
December 29 – Ross Lynch, American actor and singer

Feature Year: 1994 3pm ET

January 15 – Harry Nilsson, American musician (b. 1941) Died
February 24 – Dinah Shore, American actress and singer (b. 1916) Died
February 26 – Bill Hicks, American comedian (b. 1961) Died
March 1 – Justin Bieber, Canadian pop/R&B singer
March 16 – In Portland, Oregon, Tonya Harding pleads guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for trying to cover-up an attack on figure skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. She is fined $100,000 and banned from the sport.
April 5 – Kurt Cobain, American singer and songwriter (b. 1967) Died
April 8 – Kurt Cobain, songwriter and frontman for the band Nirvana, is found dead at his Lake Washington home, apparently of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.
June 12 – Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside the Simpson home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in a civil suit.
June 14 – Henry Mancini, American composer and arranger (b. 1924) Died
June 17 – NFL star O.J. Simpson and his friend Al Cowlings flee from police in his white Ford Bronco. The low-speed chase ends at Simpson’s Brentwood, Los Angeles, California mansion, where he surrenders.
August 12 – The 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike is called, ending the 1994 MLB Season
September 1 – Bianca Ryan, American singer
September 1 – Jasmine, American singer
September 13 – President Bill Clinton signs the Assault Weapons Ban, which bans the manufacture of new weapons with certain features for a period of 10 years.
November 4 – Fred “Sonic” Smith, American guitarist (b. 1949) Died
November 5 – A letter by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, announcing that he has Alzheimer’s disease, is released.
November 8 – Lauren Alaina, American singer
November 10 – Carmen McRae, American jazz singer (b. 1920) Died
November 16 – Dino Valente, American musician (b. 1943) Died
November 16 – Cab Calloway, American jazz singer and bandleader (b. 1908) Died
December 15 – The first version of web browser Netscape Navigator is released.