October 16, 1975: Day of the Week
October 16, 1975 was the 289th day of the year 1975 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 76 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 40 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,319.20 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the October 1975 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1975 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Rabbit is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
October 16, 1975 Historical Event(s)
- 1975Rahima Banu, a two-year old girl from the village of Kuralia in Bangladesh, is the last known person to be infected with naturally occurring smallpox.
- 1975The Australian Coalition opposition parties using their senate majority, vote to defer the decision to grant supply of funds for the Whitlam Government’s annual budget, sparking the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis.
- 1975The Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
Who were born on October 16, 1975?
- 1975Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
- 1975Ernesto Noel Aquino, Honduran footballer
- 1975Jacques Kallis, South African cricketer
- 1975Kellie Martin, American actress
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