On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1975

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Ireland AKZO director Tiede Herrema kidnap

Famous Birthdays

  • India Arie [Simpson], American neo-soul singer ("I Am Light") and actress (Voyage to India), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Talib Kweli [Greene], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Bauke Tuinstra, Fries notary/writer (Ealse & I), dies at 75
  • Guy Mollet, Prime Minister of France (1956-57), dies at 69
1975 Highlights

About October 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra