On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Johnson, American singer-songwriter (In Between Dreams, "Upside Down"), born in Oahu, Hawaii
  • John Higgins, Scottish snooker player (4-time world champion), born in Wishaw, Scotland
  • Peter Iwers, Swedish heavy metal bass player (In Flames, 1999-2018)
  • Zach Gill, American singer-songwriter, pianist, accordion player and banjo picker (Animal Liberation Orchestra; Jack Johnson), born in Santa Clara County, California

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Anderson, American composer (Syncopated Clock), dies at 66
1975 Highlights

About May 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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