On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1975

Historical Events

  • 600 employees of Royal Canadian Mint go on strike
  • Australia beat England by 171 runs in 4th Test to regain Ashes

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Huish, American archer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • Kimberley Ann Scott [Kim Mathers], Former wife of Eminem, born in Warren, Michigan
  • Mariano Friedick, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Tarzana, California

Famous Deaths

  • John Slater, British actor (Deadlock, 3 on a Spree), dies at 58
  • Pierre Fresnay, French actor (Monsieur Vincent, Grand Illusion), dies at 77
  • Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (group theory), dies at 73
1975 Highlights

About January 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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