On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Rochester, New York

Famous Deaths

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