Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 1995?
- A 7.3 magnitude earthquake occurs in Kobe, Japan, killing 6,433 people
- In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions
- Steve Fossett becomes the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a hot air balloon
- In a referendum in Quebec, the vote to become independent from Canada is narrowly defeated
What was NIBA like?
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