On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1975

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Covers of both Time & Newsweek magazines feature rock singer Bruce Springsteen

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Famous Deaths

  • H. V. Porter, American basketball coach and administrator (created fan-shaped backboard; moulded basketball, rules films), dies at 84
  • Rex Stout, American detective writer (Nero Wolfe), dies at 88
1975 Highlights

About October 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland), Veterans Day (United States)

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