What Happened on August 14, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'├ętat

-15] Pakistani military coup against Bangladeshi President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur 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