On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1975

Historical Events

  • Chrysler Corp offers 1st car rebates
  • Super Bowl IX, Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, LA: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6; MVP: Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, RB

Famous Birthdays

  • Chase Hampton, American pop-rocker (The Party - "Rodeo", "That's Why"), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jason Freese, American musician, born in Orange County, California
  • Jocelyn Thibault, Canadian NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Caryn Campbell, Bundy victim, disappears from Snowmass, Colo
1975 Highlights

About January 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn