On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1975

Historical Events

  • Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Hawkins, British hard rock singer and guitarist (The Darkness - "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"), born in Chertsey, Surrey, England
  • Natalie Zea, American actress
  • Test [Andrew Martin], Canadian professional wrestler (WWF/WWE), born in Whitby, Ontario (d. 2009)
1975 Highlights

About March 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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