On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1975

Historical Events

  • Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald with crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior

Event of interestEvent of Interest

PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Royals release slugger Harmon Killebrew, ending his 22-year career

Baseball Player Harmon Killebrew
Baseball Player
Harmon Killebrew
  • UN General Assembly approves resolution equating Zionism with racism

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Lilley, Australian actor and comedian (We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jim Adkins, American musician (Jimmy Eat World)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage

Journalist Ben Bradlee
Ben Bradlee

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest M. McSorley, American ship captain (b. 1912)
1975 Highlights

About November 10, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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