On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 7 South Moluccans hijack train at Wijster, Drente (NL), 3 killed
  • Greg Chappell in his debut as Australian cricket captain completes a fine double in 8 wicket win in 1st Test v West Indies in Brisbane; scores 109no in 2nd innings to follow his 1st innings 123
  • Laos king Sisavang Vatthana resigns, Lao People's Democratic Republic founded (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Lindros, NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in London, England
  • Mark Kotsay, baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Whittier, California