On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1975

Historical Events

  • 35 countries (33 European nations, Canada, and the U.S.) sign the"Helsinki Final Act" agreement concerning boundary integrity; human rights; and economic co-operation
  • 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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Joslin, American actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68
1975 Highlights

About August 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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