What Happened on October 2, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Four Ulster Volunteer Force members killed after a bomb they are carrying prematurely explodes in Farrenlester, near Coleraine
  • The Ulster Volunteer Force kill 7 civilians in a series of attacks across Northern Ireland; 6 were Catholic civilians and 1 was a Protestant civilian

Famous Deaths

  • Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian political leader, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (b. 1903)
  • Wade Crosby, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood), dies at 70