On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1975

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits San Francisco

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident Andrei Sakharov
Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident
Andrei Sakharov

Famous Birthdays

  • Mahendra Nagamootoo, West Indian cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner), born in Whim, Berbice, Guyana
  • Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sean Ono Lennon, British-American rock musician and producer (Cibo Matto; The Claypool-Lennon Delirium), born in New York City
1975 Highlights

About October 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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