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This famous athlete/actor is found not guilty on a charge of double murderOJ Simpson
85.7%
This computer software company launches its revolutionary new operating system Windows 95Microsoft
85.3%
Pierre Omidyar launches this website used for buying, selling, and auctioning itemseBay
82.6%
This internet based company, known primarily for its search engine, is founded in CaliforniaYahoo!
82.6%
This actor, best known for playing Superman, is paralyzed after falling from a horseChristopher Reeve
80.3%
This feature-length Pixar film, the first to be completely computer-animated, is releasedToy Story
76.5%
Austria, Finland and Sweden join this international organizationEuropean Union
75.5%
NASA's Galileo probe enters the atmosphere of this planetJupiter
74.6%
A domestic terrorism explosion in this US city kills 168 peopleOklahoma City, Oklahoma
73.3%
The New Jersey Devils win this for the first time in a lockout-shortened seasonStanley Cup
71.7%
This Canadian province narrowly votes down a referendum for independenceQuebec
71.4%
This country's oldest investment firm, Barings Bank, collapses after a $1.4 billion speculative lossUnited Kingdom
63.7%
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This US based stock exchange closes above 1000 for the first timeNASDAQ
58.9%
12 people are killed and over 5000 are injured in a sarin gas attack on the subways of this capital cityTokyo, Japan
57.7%
The first case of this disease outbreak is seen which will eventually kill 245 in Kikwit, ZaireEbola
55.2%
This country launches Operation Storm against Serbian invadersCroatia
45.9%
Nobel Prize winner and dissident Aung San Suu Kyi is released from house arrest by this countryMyanmar
45.6%
This country wins the Rugby World Cup for the first timeSouth Africa
45.5%
The Washington Post and NY Times publish the manifesto of this yet unidentified US terroristUnabomber
44.6%
This, the fourth Star Trek series, premieres on UPNStar Trek: Voyager
40.3%
This American comic strip by Bill Watterson has its last runCalvin and Hobbes
40.2%
This city closes its Stapleton Airport and replaces it with the largest airport in the USDenver, Colorado
39%
This man is elected president of FranceJacques Chirac
34.1%
This Israeli Prime Minister is assassinated at a peace rallyYitzhak Rabin
31.9%

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