June 5, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 48th US National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
  • British referendum agrees to European Common Market membership
  • Egypt president Anwar Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)
  • The California Agricultural Labor Relations Act (CALRA), which establishes collective bargaining for farmworkers, becomes law

Deaths in History

  • Paul Keres, Estonian chess player (b. 1916)