On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1975

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pioneering female comedian Phyllis Diller get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • Portugal signs accord for Angola's independence
  • Space Mountain opens at Disneyland

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Bowman, Scottish television & radio presenter, born in Anstruther, United Kingdom
  • Greg Loveridge, New Zealand cricketer (NZ leg-spinner, did not bowl v Zim 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand

Person of interestMary Pierce

Mary Pierce, French tennis player (Australian Open 1995, French Open 2000), born in Montreal, Quebec

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce

1975 Highlights

About January 15, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn