On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1975

Historical Events

  • 5 Protestant civilians are killed and 7 were wounded in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun attack on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh
  • All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
  • Gunsmoke goes off the air

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 10th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • KOL-AM in Seattle, Washington changes call letters to KMPS

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Mets pitcher Tom Seaver shuts out Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0; first to reach 200 strikeouts for a MLB-record 8th straight season

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver
  • NYC transit fare rises from 35 cents to 50 cents
  • US stripper well oil prices decontrolled

Famous Birthdays

  • Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player
  • Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Puerto Rican guitarist
  • Scott Speedman, English-born actor

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (44) weds Ann Fowler

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge

1975 Highlights

About September 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo