On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

2nd American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & John Denver win

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Italy broadens abortion law

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Neville, English footballer
  • Sarah Joy Brown, actress (General Hospital), born in Eureka, California
  • Scott Tucker, 400m/800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Chivu Stoica, [Stoica Chivu), premier of Romania (1955-61), dies at 66
  • Luigi Dallapiccola, composer, dies
  • Nazir Ali, Indian cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), dies at 68
  • Raymond Moley, US advisor to pres Roosevelt "Brain Trust", dies at 88