September 1975 calendar

September 1975

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1975: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1975?


  • 01 Sep 1975 All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
  • 03 Sep 1975 Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
  • 04 Sep 1975 The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
  • 05 Sep 1975 Czech tennis ace Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in New York City
  • 06 Sep 1975 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice Turkey
  • 07 Sep 1975 95th US Mens Tennis: Manuel Orantes beats Jimmy Connors (64 63 63)
  • 08 Sep 1975 Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
  • 09 Sep 1975 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova (18) asks for political asylum
  • 14 Sep 1975 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
  • 15 Sep 1975 Mike Vail extends hitting streak ton rookie-record 23 straight game
  • 16 Sep 1975 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • 17 Sep 1975 Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101).
  • 18 Sep 1975 Heiress / bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in San Francisco
  • 19 Sep 1975 Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
  • 20 Sep 1975 21st Ryder Cup: US, 21-11 at Laurel Valley Golf Club - Pennsylvania
  • 21 Sep 1975 Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
  • 22 Sep 1975 World Football League folds.
  • 25 Sep 1975 Jackie Wilson, suffers heart attack and lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma
  • 27 Sep 1975 Government De Uyl recalls Dutch ambassador from Spain
  • 28 Sep 1975 6th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
  • 29 Sep 1975 Three For Money, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 30 Sep 1975 Five drown in flash flood of sewer and water tunnel (Niagara Falls, New York).
  • 05 Sep 1975 Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rhinestone Cowboy
  2. - Fame
  3. - I'm Sorry
  4. - Fallin' In Love
  5. - Get Down Tonight

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Sailing
  2. - The Last Farewell
  3. - I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)
  4. - Moonlighting
  5. - Hold Me Close


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1975?

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers


These are some of the most hilarious tales and ruminations that have ever been published by one of the greatest comic minds of all time.

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy


"Give[s] us] a good idea about Jack Kennedy's real like--probably as good as any idea that is likely to be written [about him]".

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation


If you have ever been left behind, you will appreciate the rewards you can reap when you take initiative in all areas of your life.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man


Man's Ascent

Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White

Breach Of Faith


We didn't immediately grasp the threat posed by Nixon's 1973-1974 crisis. The problem, however, was that the President had elevated himself above all drama and confusion.