Historical Events In 1975
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Jul 25 In the year 1975 "A Chorus Line," longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premiers
Jul 26 Leigh Whipper, actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies at 98 in the year 1975.
Jul 26 Soyuz 18B returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jul 29 Ford became first US pres to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz on this day in history.
Jul 29 James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54 in the year 1975.
Jul 29 Military staged coup in Nigeria on this day in history.
Jul 30 Teamsters Pres Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit still not found in the year 1975.
Aug 01 Helsinki Agreement, on human rights, signed by over 35 nations on this day in history.
Aug 01 Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations in the year 1975.
Aug 01 In the year 1975 howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68
Aug 03 On this day in history 500 drown when 2 river boats collide & sink in China's West River
Aug 03 Louisiana Superdome is dedicated on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79
Aug 04 In the year 1975 john Baragrey, actor (Gamera), dies at 57
Aug 07 On this day in history typhoon Nina in China killing 229,000 people
Aug 07 Typhoon NinaŚcontributed to Banqiao Dam failure in China killing 229,000 people in the year 1975.
Aug 08 On this day in history julian "Cannonball" Alderly, saxophonist/bandleader, dies of a stroke at 46
Aug 09 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7 in the year 1975.
Aug 09 Dimitri D Shostakovitch, composer (Sun Over Motherland), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history anthony C McAuliffe, US gen/commandant 101st div (Nuts!), dies at 77
Aug 11 In the year 1975 uS vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to UN
Aug 14 On this day in history joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87
Aug 15 In the year 1975 mujibur Rahiman, Pakistani sheik, killed in a military coup at 53
Aug 17 Sig Arno, Hamburg Germany, actor (My Friend Irma), dies at 80 in the year 1975.
Aug 20 Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126 in the year 1975.
Aug 20 On this day in history viking 1 launched toward orbit around Mars, soft landing
Aug 21 In the year 1975 3 truck pile up kills 10, injures 26 on French highway
Aug 23 On this day in history hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87
Aug 24 Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69 in the year 1975.
Aug 24 Royal Commission in Australia finds women in public service work in poor conditions and are underpaid and had limited promotion prospect on this day in history.
Aug 25 Frans van Amelsvoort, choir conductor, dies at 75 in the year 1975.
Aug 26 In the year 1975 cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80
Aug 27 In the year 1975 emperor Haile Selassie, depossed Ethiopian emperor, strangled at 83
Aug 27 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world on this day in history.