On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games
  • Cleveland Metroparks assume operating responsibilities for Zoo
  • Venezuela and foreign oil companies agree on nationalization as of January 1, 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Carpentier, French boxer (world light heavyweight champion, 1st $1m gate v J Dempsey), dies of a heart attack at 81
  • Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (The Blues and the Abstract Truth), dies at 43