February 1975 calendar

February 1975

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1975.
The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1975: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1975?


  • 01 Feb 1975 Hoppy, Gene & Me by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
  • 02 Feb 1975 Army offensive against rebels in Eritrea, Ethiopia.
  • 03 Feb 1975 Billy Herman, Earl Averill, and Bucky Harris elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 04 Feb 1975 Haicheng earthquake (magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale) occurs in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
  • 06 Feb 1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 07 Feb 1975 NBA New Orleans Jazz end a 28-game road losing streak.
  • 08 Feb 1975 Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders
  • 09 Feb 1975 Soyuz 17 returns to Earth.
  • 11 Feb 1975 Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for Conservative leadership.
  • 13 Feb 1975 Cyprus premier Denktash proclaims Turkish-Cypriot Federation.
  • 14 Feb 1975 Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station, Netherlands.
  • 16 Feb 1975 Washington Capitals' first NHL shutout, beating Kansas City Scouts 3-0.
  • 18 Feb 1975 2nd American Music Award
  • 20 Feb 1975 Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party.
  • 21 Feb 1975 John Mitchell, former Chief of Staff Harry R Haldeman, and John D Ehrlichman sentenced to 2.5-8 years.
  • 23 Feb 1975 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
  • 25 Feb 1975 Ewen Chatfield flattened by Peter Lever and seriously injured
  • 26 Feb 1975 Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
  • 27 Feb 1975 CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin.
  • 28 Feb 1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha


Which were the most popular books released in February 1975?
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Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking


. 1974, 205pp

The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved


Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

Glory And The Lightning by Taylor Caldwell

Glory And The Lightning


Double day Taylor Caldwells novel set in ancient Persia and Greece, is based on the life of Aspasia the beautiful and intelligent courtesan who eventually became the companion of Pericles,

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book


Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened


Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.