October 22, 1975 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 soft-lands on Venus, becoming the first lander to return images from the surface of another planet
  • Turkish diplomat shot to death in Vienna
  • World Football League disbands after the Week 12 of their second season

Deaths in History


Person of interestArnold J. Toynbee

Arnold J. Toynbee, English historian (A Study of History), dies at 86