On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1975

Historical Events

  • Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Rodriguez, American actor (Eric Delko-CSI: Miami) and director, born in Yonkers, New York
  • Deedee Magno Hall, Filipino-American rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why), born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski, German rower (Olympic gold quad sculls 1996, single sculls 2004), born in Waren, Germany
  • Shawn Rhoden, Jamaican bodybuilder (Mr. Olympia 2018), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2021)

Famous Weddings

Jane Curtin

Actress Jane Curtin (27) weds television producer Patrick Lynch

1975 Highlights

About April 2, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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