What Happened on April 29, 1975

Historical Events

  • Charles McMahon and Darwin Judge are the last two United States servicemen killed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War
  • Ethiopia nationalizes all land

The Fall of Saigon

Vietnam War: US begins to evacuate its citizens from Saigon in Operation Frequent Wind in response to advancing North Vietnamese forces, bringing an end to US involvement in the war

1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Béres Zoo, Hungarian radio shock jock DJ, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • John Macready, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rafael Betancourt, Venezuelan MLB player, born in Cumaná, Venezuela
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Darwin Judge, USMC-corporal, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • Michael John Shea, USMC-lt/pilot, 1 of last soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • William Craig Nystul, USMC capt, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam

About April 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) - Tony Orlando & Dawn
  • UK #1 Song: Oh Boy - Mud