What Happened on April 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • India launches 1st satellite with help of USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996)
  • Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer
  • Temoc Suarez, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96), born in Greenwood, South Carolina

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Percy Lavon Julian, African American chemist who received 130 patents, pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants, dies at 76