On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1975

Historical Events

  • British government sends troops to Belize
  • Sao Tome & Principe adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Madrox [Spaniolo], American horrorcore rapper (Twizted), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Edward L Tatum, American molecular geneticist and biochemist (Nobel Prize 1958), dies of heart failure at 65
  • Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), dies at 70
1975 Highlights

About November 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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