On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1975

Historical Events

Music Concert

Paul McCartney & Wings begin their "Wings Over The World" tour in Southampton, England; 65 concerts in Europe, Australia, Canada, and United States, runs through October of 1976

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Viking 2 Mars probe launches

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael BublĂ©, Canadian Grammy and Juno Award-winning singer ("Haven't Met You Yet"; "It's A Beautiful Day"), and actor, born in Burnaby, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds), dies at 97
  • John McGiver, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show; Fitzwilly), dies from a heart attack at 61
  • Minta Durfee, actress (Keystone Comedies, Mickey), dies at 85
1975 Highlights

About September 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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