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Headlines From 1995 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1995 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1995 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1995 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1995 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1995 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1995 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1995 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1995 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1995 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1995 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
1st January 1995Austria, Finland and Sweden enter the European Union.
17th January 1995The Great Hanshin Earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, occurs near Kobe in Japan and kills 6,434 people.
15th February 1995A football match held in Dublin between Republic of Ireland and England is abandoned due to violence and rioting.
26th February 1995The United Kingdom's oldest investment banking firm, Barings Bank, collapses after securities broker Nick Leeson loses $1.4 billion by speculating on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
24th March 1995For the first time in twenty-six years, no British soldiers patrol the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
7th May 1995Jacques Chirac is elected president of France.
24th May 1995Harold Wilson, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916) dies.
28th May 1995An earthquake in Neftegorsk, Russia, measures 7.6 on the Richter scale and kills at least 2,000 people.
24th June 1995South Africa wins the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
4th July 1995Prime Minister John Major wins his battle to remain leader of the Conservative Party.
6th August 1995Hundreds of people in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Washington D.C. and Tokyo mark the 50th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb.
1st September 1995The DVD, an optical disc computer storage media format, is announced.
4th September 1995‘eBay’ is founded.
3rd October 1995O.J. Simpson is found not guilty of double murder for the deaths of former wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
17th October 1995French woman Jeanne Calment reaches the confirmed age of 120 years and 238 days, making her the oldest person ever recorded.
22nd November 1995Rosemary West is sentenced to life in prison for killing ten women and girls, including her daughter and stepdaughter, after the jury returns a guilty verdict at Winchester Crown Court. The trial judge recommends that West should never be released from prison, making her only the second woman after Myra Hindley in British legal history to be subjected to a whole life tariff.
15th December 1995The European Court of Justice rules that all EU football players have the right to a free transfer among member states at the end of their contracts.
30th December 1995The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of -27.2°C is recorded at Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands. This equals the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire, in 1895 and 1982.
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A Newspaper From 1995

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).