On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1975

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Annette Kellerman, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid), dies at 87
  • 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? 44 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio