What Happened on August 3, 1975

Historical Events

  • 500 drown when 2 river boats collide and sink in China's West River
  • Louisiana Superdome is dedicated
  • Poland and West Germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans
1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aryiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete, born in Heraklion, Greece
  • Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper-batsman (37 ODIs, 19 dismissals), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • N. D. Kalu, American defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Trevor Pryce, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Lee, American actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79

About August 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Barbados - Typically Tropical