What Happened on October 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles
  • Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands, take name "Tuvalu"

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in "The Thrilla in Manila"

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • Reunion Island stops printing stamps, France takes over production

Famous Birthdays

  • Chulpan Khamatova, Russian actress
  • Eric Morel, PR, US flyweight boxer (Olympics-96)
  • Kim Suna, Korean actress
  • Zolt├ín Sebescen, German footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Al Jackson, rock drummer (Booker T & The MG's), dies at 39