On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)
  • Balcombe Street Siege: for 6 days, four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers hold two hostages at an apartment in London, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Noel Clarke, English actor and writer

Famous Weddings

  • US Senator Bob Dole (52) weds former senator Elizabeth Hanford (39)