What Happened on April 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Soto, Mexican actor
  • Trifun Zivanovic, Santa Monica, figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Jr champ)

Famous Deaths

  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher (b. 1888)