995 - Olaf Tryggvason became king of Norway


Denmark
Cnut the great was born.
North America
Bjarni Herlofson was the first Icelander to discover the North American continent, but he did not make landfall.
North England 
Aldhun, Bishop of Lindisfarne, moved his episcopal see from Chester-le-Street to Durham in England, to which the remains of Saint Cuthbert were translated.
Norway 
Norwegian peasants rebelled against the Earl Haakon Sigurdsson.
Olaf Tryggvason sailed his ships to Norway, and after Earl Haakon was killed he became king and build Norway`s first church and he started to mint coin.  Olav Tryggvasson returned from England with priests he forced The heathen Norwegians to become christian. He also forced the people on Faeroe islands to become Christian. The Faeroe chieftain Sigmund Bresteson was forced to become his vassal and he was as harsh as Olav with enforcing Christianity.
Orkney
On his way back to claim kingship in Norway, Olav Tryggvason stopped off in Osmundwall on the Orkney island of South Walls. He demanded Earl Sigurd to a meeting, and forced the earl to become his vassal and to  be converted to Christianity. Olav said that if this did not happen, he would have the earl killed, plunder the islands and burn everything in sight.
Sweden
Eric the victorious, King of Sweden died and Olof Skotkonung became the first king of both the Swedes and the Goths, he ruled until 1022.
North England
Aldhun, Bishop of Lindisfarne, moved his episcopal see from Chester-le-Street to Durham in England, to which the remains of Saint Cuthbert were translated
Wales
Sweyn Forkbeard raided "Mannaw," which probably was Anglesey. He also started to mint his own coins.