What Happened on October 4, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A Cessna 310Q airplane crashes over Wilmington, North Carolina, killing the pilot and severely injuring several pro wrestlers affiliated with the NWA's Mid-Atlantic promotion. One of the survivors is the legendary Ric Flair.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian football player

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Whitney Payson, owner of New York Mets, dies at 72