On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1975

Historical Events

  • Rightist military coup in Portugal under General António de Spínola fails
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric the Midget [Eric S. Lynch], Rodeo, California, American radio personality
  • Shawn Springs, cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59
  • Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
1975 Highlights

About March 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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