September 1975 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
  • Sep 1 KOL-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KMPS
  • Sep 1 NYC transit fare rises from 35 cents to 50 cents
  • Sep 1 5 Protestant civilians are killed and 7 were wounded in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun attack on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh
  • Sep 1 US stripper well oil prices decontrolled
  • Sep 3 Chartered Boeing 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die
  • Sep 3 Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
  • Sep 4 The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.

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Sep 5 First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Sep 5 Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns
  • Sep 6 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice, Turkey
  • Sep 6 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 8 Boston begins court-ordered bussing of public schools
  • Sep 8 Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
  • Sep 9 Viking 2 Mars probe launches
  • Sep 13 -27] Hurricane Eloise, kills 71 in Caribbean & US

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Sep 14 Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton canonized as 1st US-born saint by Pope Paul VI

1st American-born Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
1st American-born Saint
Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
  • Sep 14 Rembrandts "Nightwatch" slashed & damaged in Amsterdam
  • Sep 14 Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's record, playing in 242 games as a teen
  • Sep 15 Mike Vail extends hitting streak ton rookie-record 23 straight game
  • Sep 15 The French d├ępartement of Corse (the entire island of Corsica) is divided into two: Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud.
  • Sep 16 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • Sep 16 Rennie Stennett is 2nd to hit 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
  • Sep 16 The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
  • Sep 17 Rollout of 1st space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101)
  • Sep 18 Heiress-turned-bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in SF
  • Sep 19 Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
  • Sep 20 Gary Sentman draws a record 176 lb longbow to a maximum 28┬Ż" draw
  • Sep 22 World Football League folds
  • Sep 22 Second assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco
  • Sep 24 OPEC announces a 15% increase in government per barrel revenues
  • Sep 25 Jackie Wilson suffers heart attack & lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma
  • Sep 27 Government De Uyl recalls Dutch ambassador from Spain
  • Sep 28 5th NYC Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14
  • Sep 28 Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
  • Sep 28 The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.
  • Sep 29 Jackie Wilson, slips into an irreversible coma; he dies in 1984
  • Sep 29 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 29 WGPR-TV Detroit, 1st Black-owned station in US, began broadcasting
  • Sep 30 5 drown in flash flood of sewer & water tunnel (Niagara Falls NY)
  • Sep 30 The Hughes (later McDonnell-Douglas, now Boeing) AH-64 Apache makes its first flight.

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 7 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (d. 2007)
  • Sep 10 Jonathan Hoenig, American investment advisor
  • Sep 11 Juliette Spier, Miss North Dakota USA (1996)
  • Sep 11 Tiffany Parks, Miss Arkansas USA (1996)
  • Sep 18 "Habacuc" Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
  • Sep 23 Chris Hawkins, British radio personality
  • Sep 24 Kyle Turley, former National Football League offensive lineman

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 1 Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (44) weds Ann Fowler

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 13 Novelist Danielle Steel (28) weds Danny Zugelder in the prison canteen

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel

Deaths in History

  • Sep 16 Irene Hayes, Ziegfeld girl and businesswoman (b. 1896)
  • Sep 20 Saint-John Perse, French diplomat/poet (Nobel 1960), dies at 78
  • Sep 24 Earle Cabell, Texas politician (b. 1906)
  • Sep 27 Jack Lang, Australian politician (b. 1876)