On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1975

Historical Events

  • 'Yorkshire Ripper' Peter Sutcliffe kills his first victim, Wilma McCann
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Lin, Chinese actress

Famous Deaths

  • John Scott Trotter, American orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67
1975 Highlights

About October 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio