On This Day

November 5, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • British government sends troops to Belize
  • Sao Tome & Principe adopts constitution

Deaths in History

  • Edward L Tatum, American molecular geneticist and biochemist (Nobel Prize 1958), dies of heart failure at 65
  • Lionel Trilling, American literary critic and author (1969 Poses Award, The Liberal Imagination), dies at 70
1975 in History