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1975 Historical Event(s)
- February 4, 1975 – Haicheng earthquake (magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale) occurs in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
- February 11, 1975 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- April 3, 1975 – Bobby Fischer refuses to play in a chess match against Anatoly Karpov, giving Karpov the title of World Champion by default.
- April 4, 1975 – Vietnam War: Operation Baby Lift – A United States Air Force C-5A Galaxy crashes near Saigon, South Vietnam shortly after takeoff, transporting orphans – 172 die.
- April 30, 1975 – Fall of Saigon (or Liberation of Saigon from the Communist perspective): Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.
- May 27, 1975 – Dibbles Bridge Coach Crash near Grassington, North Yorkshire, England kills 33 – the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.
- June 25, 1975 – The State of Emergency is declared in India.
- July 30, 1975 – Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
- September 16, 1975 – The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.
- December 7, 1975 – Indonesia invades East Timor.
Who Were Born On 1975?
- January 23, 1975 – Tito Ortiz, American UFC fighter
- February 25, 1975 – Chelsea Handler, American comedian and actress
- March 21, 1975 – Vitaly Potapenko, Ukrainian basketball player
- May 29, 1975 – Daniel Tosh, American comedian
- May 30, 1975 – Brian Fair, American singer
- July 6, 1975 – Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist
- July 10, 1975 – Brendan Gaughan, American stock car driver
- July 30, 1975 – Cherie Priest, American writer
- October 7, 1975 – Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler
- December 22, 1975 – Sergei Aschwanden, Swiss judoka