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 (Reign of Assassins), born in China

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? 46 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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