On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Gas stove explodes & starts fire killing 138 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sara Jane Moore pleds guilty to trying to kill US President Gerald Ford

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mayim Bialik, American actress (The Big Bang Theory), born in San Diego, California