On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1975

Historical Events

  • Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam removed from office by Governor General Sir John Kerr - 1st elected PM removed in 200 yrs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Liberal leader Malcolm Fraser sworn in as caretaker Prime Minister of Australia after sacking of the Whitlam Government by Governor General John Kerr

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser

Famous Deaths

  • Marty May, American actor (Fireball Fun For All), dies at 79
1975 Highlights

About November 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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