On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1975

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

10th hat trick in NY Islander history, Denis Potvin's 1st

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

32nd Golden Globes: "Chinatown", Jack Nicholson, & Gena Rowlands win

Actor Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bangladeshi parliament disposes of premier Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Famous Birthdays

  • Dat Phan, Vietnamese-born American stand-up comedian, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • John Piersma, American 200m/400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tim Montgomery, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 2000; BALCO scandal), born in Gaffney, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, Mayor of Ottawa (1951-56), dies at 78
  • Vivien Kellems, American industrialist, who battled the Federal tax system as discriminatory against single people, dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About January 25, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius