On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1975

Historical Events

  • Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Giaffone, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • James Murray, British actor (Cucumber, Medici: Masters of Florence), born in Manchester, England
  • Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen, New Zealand cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (b. 1873)
  • Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
1975 Highlights

About January 22, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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