On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1975

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Sara Jane Moore pleds guilty to trying to kill 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
1975 Highlights

About December 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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