On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • John Paul Stevens becomes a US Supreme Court Justice

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ron Wood joined The Rolling Stones

Drummer Charlie Watts
Charlie Watts
  • The Red Hand Commandos, a very secretive Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland, explode a no-warning car bomb in Dundalk, killing 2 civilians and wounding 20

Famous Birthdays

  • Casual, [Jon Owens], rapper
  • Jon Smith, British writer
  • Kristin Folkl, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Olympics 1996), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Olivier Tebily, Ivorian footballer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin