On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Ward, Australian softball shortstop/2nd baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Young Zee, American hip hop artist, born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Herrmann, American composer, dies of heart attack at 64
  • Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun; Garden of Allah), dies at about 71 (birth date disputed)
1975 Highlights

About December 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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