On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1975

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Golden Globes

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

Historic Event

Bangladeshi parliament disposes of premier 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? 47 years
Leap Year: No

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