Historical Events on August 23, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Classical Way wins Championship Cup at Roosevelt Raceway
  • Communists take over Laos
  • Ethiopian junta under Mengistu Haile
  • Free guitarist Paul Kossoff revived from dead after heart attack
  • Philip Kapleau conducts 1st jukai ceremony in Poland
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR