On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1975

Historical Events

  • Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Dillon, American football running back (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Juan Pablo Ángel, Colombian footballer, born in Medellín, Colombia

Famous Deaths

  • Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian, dies at 87
1975 Highlights

About October 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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