What Happened on April 4, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 130 killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes

CommunicationFounding of Microsoft

Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800

  • Steve Miller is arrested for burning his girlfriend's clothes
  • USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155

Famous Birthdays

  • Delphine Arnault, French businesswoman (Louis Vuitton), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Kisha Ford, WNBA guard/forward (NY Liberty)
  • Pamela Ribon, American author, actress
  • Thobias Fredriksson, Swedish cross-country skier