On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1975

Historical Events

  • Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer

Famous Birthdays

  • John Butler, Australian singer and musician
  • Kristine Quance, American swimmer (Olympics gold 4×100m medley relay 1996), born in Northridge, California
  • Magdalena Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player (10 x WTA titles; World #4 1996), born in Sofia, Bulgaria

Famous Deaths

  • Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher and glass painter, dies at 95
1975 Highlights

About April 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries