Today in History for 2nd January 1995

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed
- Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21
- Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

- Graham Sharp, ice skater, dies at 77
- Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67
- Mohammed Siyad Barre, president of Somalia (1969-91), dies
- Nancy Kelly, US actress (Bad Seed, Submarine Patrol), dies at 73
- Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84

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