On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
  • 41st Chicago Charities College All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
  • CSCE Final Act creates the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Mandy Leigh, American actress (Bloodscent), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Joslin, American actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68