On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Treemonisha" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • 6 So Moluccan terrorists surrender, holding 23 hostages for 12 days
  • WCPR (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM

Famous Birthdays

  • James Cotton, American NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Justin Furstenfeld, American rock singer (Blue October)
  • KaDee Strickland, American actress (Private Practice, The Grudge), born in Patterson, Georgia
  • Tamecka Dixon, American WNBA guard (LA Sparks), born in Linden, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Treacher, English TV announcer (Merv Griffin Show), dies at 81