What Happened on October 30, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals
  • King Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain
  • NY Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian D'Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent
  • Joanne Malar, swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Maria Thayer, American actress
  • Stephanie Camp, Rapid City SD, Miss America-SD (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)