On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1975

Historical Events


ReplacementLeadership Contest

Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for leadership of the British Conservative Party

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath
  • Tv drama “Sarah T: Portrait of A Teenage Alcoholic”, starring Linda Blair, premieres on US network NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew "Andy" Lally, American sports car & stock car racing driver, born in Northport, New York
  • Jacque Vaughn, American basketball guard (Utah Jazz) and coach (Orlando Magic), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Ratsimandrava, Malagasy soldier and statesman, assassinated (b. 1931)
1975 Highlights

About February 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius