On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1975

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns
  • Wings release "Letting Go"

Famous Birthdays

  • George Boateng, Dutch footballer, born in Nkawkaw, Ghana
  • Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Blacktown, Sydney, Australia
  • Rod Barajas, Mexican-American baseball player, born in Ontario, California

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Ots, Estonian singer (b. 1920)
1975 Highlights

About September 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo