What Happened on October 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 'Yorkshire Ripper' Peter Sutcliffe kills first victim, Wilma McCann
  • Boston's Fred Lynn is the overwhelming choice as AL Rookie of Year
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Lin, Chinese actress

Famous Deaths

  • John Scott Trotter, orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67