On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1975

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), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Noel Clarke, English actor and writer, born in London

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

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

US Senator and Presidential Candidate Bob Dole
US Senator and Presidential Candidate
Bob Dole

1975 Highlights

About December 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius