What Happened on August 14, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • -15] Pakistani military coup against president Mujib ur-Rahman
  • Norwegian King Olav V opens Longyearbyen Airport on Spitsbergen
  • Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich is buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Vrabel, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Viaceslav Ivanovski, Israel, Men's Weightlifting 99kg

Famous Deaths

  • Joris Baers, Flemish bibliographer (founder Boekengids), dies at 87