On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1975

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to AR Ammons (Sphere)
  • Gary Geld & Peter Udell's musical "Shenandoah" premieres in NYC for 1050 performances
  • Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert causing $30,000 damage

Famous Birthdays

  • Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican boxer (WBO mini flyweight title 2003-07; WBO, Ring magazine, lineal light flyweight title 2007-10), born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
  • Rob Waddell, New Zealand single scull rower (Olympics 1996) and America's Cup sailor (Team NZ), born in Cambridge, New Zealand
1975 Highlights

About January 7, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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