What Happened on April 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • India launches 1st satellite with help of USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996)
  • Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
  • Nazarena Almada, Miss Argentina Universe (1997)
  • Temoc Suarez, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96), born in Greenwood, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Lavon Julian, African American chemist who received 130 patents, pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants, dies at 76