1975 in History (Part 5)

Events in History

Events 401 - 415 of 415

  • Dec 17 Lynette Fromme sentenced to life for attempt on US President Ford's life
  • Dec 19 John Paul Stevens becomes a US Supreme Court Justice
  • Dec 19 The Red Hand Commandos, a very secretive Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland, explode a no-warning car bomb in Dundalk, killing 2 civilians and wounding 20
  • Dec 20 Joe Walsh recruited to join Eagles
  • Dec 20 Pope Paul VI named J Willebrands archbishop of Utrecht
  • Dec 21 1st NY Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)
  • Dec 21 Madagascar adopts constitution

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Dec 22 US President Gerald Ford signs the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA)

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  • Dec 23 Congress passes Metric Conversion Act
  • Dec 23 Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith & Dave McNally free agents
  • Dec 26 1st supersonic transport service (USSR-Tupolev-144)
  • Dec 27 Explosion at Chasnala Colliery collapses drowning 350 in Dhanbad, India
  • Dec 28 Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die
  • Dec 29 11 killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in NYC
  • Dec 30 Constitution of Democratic Republic of Madagascar comes into force

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Deaths in History