On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1975

Historical Events

  • Cult feminist film "Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles" written and directed by Chantal Ackerman and starring Delphine Seyrig premieres at Cannes
  • Dynamo Kyiv of the Soviet Union win 15th European Cup Winner's Cup over Ferencvár osi TC of Hungary 3-0
  • French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia
  • US forces raid Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Klomp, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Nicki Sørensen, Danish road cyclist
  • Salim Iles, Algerian swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish-American television pioneer (Alexanderson alternator), dies at 97
1975 Highlights

About May 14, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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