On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1975

Historical Events

Historic Event

Anwar Sadat becomes the 1st Egyptian president to officially visit the United States

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball

Famous Birthdays

  • Katja Riipi, Finnish ice hockey left wing (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Sodankyl√§, Finland
  • Tammy Cleland, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Sanford, Florida
1975 Highlights

About October 26, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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