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


Person of interestJosephine Baker

Josephine Baker, American French revue artist (Folies-Bergere), dies at 68

Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist Josephine Baker
Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist
Josephine Baker

1975 Highlights

About April 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries