April 29, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Charles McMahon and Darwin Judge are the last two United States servicemen killed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War
  • Ethiopia nationalizes all land

Victory in battleThe Fall of Saigon

Vietnam War: US begins to evacuate its citizens from Saigon in Operation Frequent Wind in response to advancing North Vietnamese forces, bringing an end to US involvement in the war

Birthdays in History

  • BĂ©res Zoo, Hungarian radio DJ

Deaths in History

  • Darwin Judge, USMC-corporal, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • Michael John Shea, USMC-lt/pilot, 1 of last soldiers killed in Vietnam
  • William Craig Nystul, USMC capt, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Vietnam