On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4 mail truck assault on El Al B-747 in Paris, escape to Iraq
  • Triple J begins broadcasting in Sydney, Australia.

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Harvey, Australian 3k/5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Noah Georgeson, American musician & producer, born in Nevada City, California

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist (Lonesome Road) dies at 85