On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1975

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Pink Floyd releases their ninth album "Wish You Were Here"

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Carroll, actor (J T Adams-Swan's Crossing)

Famous Deaths

  • Doc Alexander, American College Football Hall of Fame guard (Syracuse; All Pro 1921, 22; Rochester Jeffersons; NFL C'ship 1925; NY Giants), dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About September 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo