On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1975

Historical Events

  • Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith & Dave McNally free agents
  • US Congress passes Metric Conversion Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Sky Lopez, American actress, born in Stillwater, Minnesota
  • Vadim Sharifijanov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Yasmin Levy, Israeli Ladino singer, born in Baka, Jerusalem, Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Richard S Welch, CIA station chief in Athens, shot dead
1975 Highlights

About December 23, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn