On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1975

Historical Events

Sports History

Bobby Fischer stripped of world chess title for refusing to defend it, title awarded to Russian Anatoly Karpov

Famous Birthdays

  • Aries Spears, American comedian (MadTV), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Koji Uehara, Japanese professional baseball pitcher, born in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
  • Mickey Beyer Clausen, Danish entrepreneur and philanthropist (Trunk Archive), born in Copenhagen
  • Thomas Hamilton, American NBA center (Boston Celtics), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Yoshinobu Takahashi, Japanese professional baseball player, born in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Ure, Scottish actress (Sons & Lovers; Where Eagles Dare), dies at 42
1975 Highlights

About April 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers