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Can you name the significant events of 1995?

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Austria, Finland and Sweden join this international organizationJanuary 1st
This, the fourth Star Trek series, premieres on UPNJanuary 16th
This city closes its Stapleton Airport and replaces it with the largest airport in the USFebruary 27th
This country's oldest investment firm, Barings Bank, collapses after a $1.4 billion speculative lossFebruary 26th
This internet based company, known primarily for its search engine, is founded in CaliforniaMarch 1st
12 people are killed and over 5000 are injured in a sarin gas attack on the subways of this capital cityMarch 20th
The first case of this disease outbreak is seen which will eventually kill 245 in Kikwit, ZaireApril 4th
A domestic terrorism explosion in this US city kills 168 peopleApril 19th
This man is elected president of FranceMay 1st
This actor, best known for playing Superman, is paralyzed after falling from a horseMay 21st
This country wins the Rugby World Cup for the first timeJune 24th
The New Jersey Devils win this for the first time in a lockout-shortened seasonJune 24th
Nobel Prize winner and dissident Aung San Suu Kyi is released from house arrest by this countryJuly 10th
This US based stock exchange closes above 1000 for the first timeJuly 17th
This country launches Operation Storm against Serbian invadersAugust 4th
This computer software company launches its revolutionary new operating system Windows 95August 24th
Pierre Omidyar launches this website used for buying, selling, and auctioning itemsSeptember 4th
The Washington Post and NY Times publish the manifesto of this yet unidentified US terroristSeptember 19th
This famous athlete/actor is found not guilty on a charge of double murderOctober 4th
This Canadian province narrowly votes down a referendum for independenceOctober 30th
This Israeli Prime Minister is assassinated at a peace rallyNovember 4th
This feature-length Pixar film, the first to be completely computer-animated, is releasedNovember 22nd
NASA's Galileo probe enters the atmosphere of this planetDecember 7th
This American comic strip by Bill Watterson has its last runDecember 31st

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