On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1975

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 17 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Badger, American football player (Washington Redskins), born in Corvallis, Oregon
  • Matteo Renzi, Italian politician and Prime Minister of Italy (2014-), born in Florence, Italy
  • Rory Fitzpatrick, American NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Rochester, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Max Lorenz, German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (b. 1901)
1975 Highlights

About January 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely This Christmas - Mud