On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1975

Historical Events

  • Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals
  • King Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain
  • NY Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian D'Sa, English-Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Billy Talent), born in Ealing, London
  • Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Maria Thayer, American actress (Accepted), born in Boring, Oregon

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
1975 Highlights

About October 30, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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