Historical Events In 1975
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Nov 28 Wings release "Venus and Mars/Rock Show" medley in the year 1975.
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 Nick Kenny, US columnist/songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Dec 03 Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies in the year 1975.
Dec 03 On this day in history laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed
Dec 04 In the year 1975 hannah Arendt, German/US sociologist, dies at 69 [or Dec 5]
Dec 05 In the year 1975 jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
Dec 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history hardie Albright, actress (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), dies at 71
Dec 09 President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 B loan-authorization for NYC on this day in history.
Dec 09 William A Wellman, US director (Ox Bow Incident), dies at 79 in the year 1975.
Dec 10 Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1975 first class postage rises from $0.10 to $0.13
Dec 12 In the year 1975 gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 (Mecca Saudi Arabia)
Dec 12 Sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill President Gerald Ford in the year 1975.
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 Arthur Treacher, TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history mukhtar Ashrafi, composer, dies at 63
Dec 17 Frank Sully, actor (Parachute Nurse, Inside the Law), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Dec 17 Lynette Fromme was sentenced to life for attempt on President Ford's life on this day in history.
Dec 19 John Paul Stevens becomes a Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1975 vincent Lopez, orch leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76
Dec 21 "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances on this day in history.
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 In the year 1975 congress passes Metric Conversion Act
Dec 23 On this day in history richard S Welch, CIA station chief in Athens, shot dead
Dec 24 Bernard Herrmann, US movie composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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.