Historical Events on January 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 14 die when British freighter "Lake Illawarra" rams pylon bridge between Derwent & Hobart, Tasmania & ship sinks
  • Charlie Smalls' "Wiz" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances
  • Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days