On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1975

Historical Events

  • Six Catholic civilians are killed in a Ulster Volunteer Force gun and grenade attack on Strand Bar in Belfast, North Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcie Alberts, American basketball player (Cleveland Rockers), born in Wooster, Ohio

Famous Deaths

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker, American-French song and dance revue artist (Folies-Bergere), actress, and civil rights activist, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 68

1975 Highlights

About April 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Philadelphia Freedom - The Elton John Band
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers