March was the third month of that common year. The month, which began on a 1995 Wednesday, ended on a Friday after 31 days.
This is an
archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from March 1995.
March 1, 1995 (Wednesday)
Julio María Sanguinetti is sworn in as President of Uruguay for his second term. Polish Prime Minister
Waldemar Pawlak resigns from Parliament and is replaced by ex-communist Józef Oleksy. In Moscow, Russian anti-corruption journalist
Vladislav Listyev is killed by a gunman. The first
Yahoo! Search interface is founded. United States marines lead the evacuation of the last peacekeepers from
Mogadishu, Somalia. The
United States Navy finds that a mechanical fault caused the crash of an F-14 fighter plane in October 1994. Rival Kurdish factions blame each other for a car bomb blast in Iraq.
Peter Kerry, the English school boy who took his father's passport and credit cards and flew to Malaysia, arrives back in Britain.
On an episode of ("Same-Sex Crushes") in the United States, The Jenny Jones Show Scott Amedure reveals a crush on his heterosexual friend Jonathan Schmitz. Schmitz kills Amedure several days after the show.
David Daliberti and William Barloon, Americans working for a military contractor in Kuwait, are arrested after straying into Iraq.
The Schengen Agreement, easing cross-border travel, goes into effect in several European countries.
March 30, 1995 (Thursday)
A police officer tries to assassinate Takaji Kunimatsu, chief of the National Police Agency of Japan.
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