On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1975

Historical Events

  • Rollout of 1st space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101)

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin St. John, American actor
  • Constantine Maroulis, American rock singer (American Idol, season 4), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jimmie Johnson, American auto racer (7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion), born in El Cajon, California
1975 Highlights

About September 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo