Historical Events In 1975
Friday, 18 September 2020
Nov 28 On this day in history wings release "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" medley
Nov 29 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii in the year 1975.
Nov 29 The Microsoft name appears in writing for the first time, in a letter between Bill Gates and Paul Allen about their new company on this day in history.
Dec 01 In the year 1975 nick Kenny, US columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80
Dec 03 In the year 1975 hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
Dec 03 Laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed in the year 1975.
Dec 04 Hannah Arendt, German/US sociologist, dies at 69 [or Dec 5] on this day in history.
Dec 05 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies in the year 1975.
Dec 05 In the year 1975 nASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed
Dec 06 In the year 1975 h-46 Sea Knight helicopters from NAS Whidbey Island began search and rescue operations in the northwestern Washington state areas flooded by heavy rains
Dec 07 Canadian skier Ken Read is the first Canadian to win a World Cup event, a downhill racve at Val D'Isere, France on this day in history.
Dec 07 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1975 president Gerald Ford signs $2.3 B loan-authorization for NYC
Dec 09 On this day in history william A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79
Dec 10 Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1975.
Dec 11 On this day in history first class postage rises from $0.10 to $0.13
Dec 12 On this day in history gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia)
Dec 12 In the year 1975 sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford
Dec 13 In the year 1975 cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88
Dec 14 In the year 1975 6 South Moluccan terrorists surrender, holding 23 hostages for 12 days
Dec 14 In the year 1975 arthur Treacher, TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81
Dec 15 In the year 1975 mukhtar Ashrafi, composer, dies at 63
Dec 17 On this day in history frank Sully, actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law), dies at 67
Dec 17 In the year 1975 lynette Fromme was sentenced to life for attempt on President Ford's life
Dec 19 John Paul Stevens becomes a Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.
Dec 20 Vincent Lopez, orch leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 21 "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances in the year 1975.
Dec 21 First New York Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins) in the year 1975.
Dec 21 In the year 1975 william Lundigan, announcer (CBS Mystery Theater), dies at 61
Dec 23 On this day in history congress passes Metric Conversion Act
Dec 23 Richard S Welch, CIA station chief in Athens, shot dead on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1975 bernard Herrmann, US movie composer, dies at 64
Dec 25 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Russia begins the world's first supersonic air transport service with its Tupolev-144 run from Moscow to Alma-Ata in the year 1975.