What Happened on December 13, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay, Richard Pryor hosts

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Australian Federal Election - Liberals with coalition under Malcolm Fraser win largest ever parliamentary majority

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • Roy Fredericks hits 169 v Aust at WACA, hundred in 71 balls
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt LeCroy, Anderson SC, baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Tom DeLonge, American guitarist (blink-182, Angels & Airwaves)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Delevanti, British actor (Soylent Green, The Night of the Iguana), dies at 88
  • Hendrik Johan Kruls, Dutch general and chief military authority (1944-46), dies at 73