What Happened on March 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Rightist military coup in Portugal under General António de Spínola fails
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Henderson, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Eric the Midget [Eric S. Lynch], Rodeo, California, American radio personality
  • Shawn Springs, cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
  • Walter Kinsella, American actor (Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74