On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1975

Historical Events

  • Jackie Wilson suffers heart attack & lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pink Floyd's concept album "Wish You Were Here" reaches No. 1 in the US, goes on to sell 13 million copies

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Hyde, British actor (Hollyoaks), born in London, England
  • Declan Donnelly, English television presenter (Ant and Dec), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Mariusz Duda, Polish rock musician (Riverside), born in Wegorzewo, Poland
  • Matt Hasselbeck, American football player, born in Boulder, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Considine, American journalist and author (Babe Ruth Story), dies at 68
1975 Highlights

About September 25, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra