September 16, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • Rennie Stennett is 2nd to hit 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
  • The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.

Deaths in History

  • Irene Hayes, Ziegfeld girl and businesswoman (b. 1896)