On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1975

Historical Events

  • Ford became 1st US President to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz
  • Military coup by General Mohammed leads to firing of President Jakubu Gowon

Famous Birthdays

  • Corrado Grabbi, Italian footballer
  • Seth Greisinger, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Kansas City, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • James [Benjamin] Blish, sci-fi author (Star Trek Reader), dies at 54
1975 Highlights

About July 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo