Historical Events In 1975
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Nov 28 Wings release "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" medley on this day in history.
Nov 29 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1975 the Microsoft name appears in writing for the first time, in a letter between Bill Gates and Paul Allen about their new company
Dec 01 In the year 1975 nick Kenny, US columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80
Dec 03 On this day in history hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
Dec 03 Laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history hannah Arendt, German/US sociologist, dies at 69 [or Dec 5]
Dec 05 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed
Dec 06 On this day in history 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 in the year 1975.
Dec 07 Hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71 in the year 1975.
Dec 09 On this day in history president Gerald Ford signs $2.3 B loan-authorization for NYC
Dec 09 William A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Dec 10 Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Dec 11 First class postage rises from $0.10 to $0.13 in the year 1975.
Dec 12 On this day in history gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia)
Dec 12 Sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford on this day in history.
Dec 13 Cyril Delevanti, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis), dies at 88 in the year 1975.
Dec 14 In the year 1975 6 South Moluccan terrorists surrender, holding 23 hostages for 12 days
Dec 14 Arthur Treacher, TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Dec 15 Mukhtar Ashrafi, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1975.
Dec 17 On this day in history frank Sully, actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law), dies at 67
Dec 17 On this day in history lynette Fromme was sentenced to life for attempt on President Ford's life
Dec 19 In the year 1975 john Paul Stevens becomes a Supreme Court Justice
Dec 20 In the year 1975 vincent Lopez, orch leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76
Dec 21 In the year 1975 "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
Dec 21 First New York Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins) in the year 1975.
Dec 21 William Lundigan, announcer (CBS Mystery Theater), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Dec 23 Congress passes Metric Conversion Act on this day in history.
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 in the year 1975.
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.