On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

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)