On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1975

Historical Events

  • Heiress-turned-bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • "Habacuc" Guillermo Vargas, Costa Rican artist
  • Jason Sudeikis, American comedian, writer, and Emmy Award-winning actor (Horrible Bosses; Ted Lasso; SNL, 2005-13), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • Kanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter (OLympic gold 1992), born in Hrodna, Belarus
  • Youssef Chahed, Tunisian politician and Prime Minister of Tunisia (2016-present), born in Tunis, Tunisia

Famous Deaths

  • Fairfield Porter, American painter, dies at 68
  • Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), dies from pancreatic cancer at 58
1975 Highlights

About September 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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