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Timeline: 1995

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 
Date Race Winner Distance
March 18, 1995 Milan-San Remo Laurent Jalabert (Fra) 294 km
April 2, 1995 Tour of Flanders John Museeuw (Bel) 261 km
April 9, 1995 Paris-Roubaix Franco Ballerini (Ita) 266 km
April 16, 1995 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Mauro Gianetti (Sui) 261 km
May 13-June 4, 1995 Giro d'Italia Tony Rominger (Sui) 22 Stages, 3,736 km
July 1-July 23, 1995 Tour de France Miguel Indurain (Spa) 20 Stages, 3,635 km
Sept 2-Sept 24, 1995 Vuelta a Espana Laurent Jalabert (Fra) 21 Stages, 3,638 km
October 8, 1995 World Championships Abraham Olano (Spa) Bogata, Columbia 265.5 km

October 21, 1995

Giro di Lombardia Gianni Faresin (Ita) Varese-Bergamo, 252 km

•  Japan - an earthquake rocked Kobe , Japan killing over 5,000 people and causing great property damage. The Quake measured 7.2 on the Richter scale.

•  Tokyo, Japan - a terrorist cult known as Aum Supreme Truth released deadly nerve agent, sarin gas into the subway system in Tokyo. Twelve people were killed and up to 6,000 were injured during the attack.

•  Oklahoma City - domestic terrorists bombed the Murrah Federal Building , killing 168 people.

•  Africa - an outbreak of the dangerous Ebola virus killed 244 people in Kikwit, Zaire in Central Africa.

Notable Deaths -
* Vuelta a Espana Champion: Julian Berrendero (Spa), 1912-1995, two time Vuelta Champion in 1941 and 1942.

* Giro d'Italia Champion: Francesco Camusso (Ita), 1908-1995, the Giro Champion in 1931.

Jerry Garcia, 1945-1995, was a pianist and guitarist for the American rock band The Grateful Dead.

 

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