What Happened on November 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British government sends troops to Belize
  • Sao Tome & Principe adopts constitution

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kellerman, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), dies at 87
  • Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1909)
  • Lionel Trilling, American critic and writer (The Liberal Imagination), dies at 70