On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1975

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

  • Mark Kotsay, American baseball outfielder and coach (1,914 MLB games; Florida Marlins, Oakland A's), born in Whittier, California
1975 Highlights

About December 2, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius