Historical Events of 1975

Can you name the significant events of 1975?

Members of President Nixon's Administration are sentenced to prison after this famous scandal January 1
This game show, now hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, airsJanuary 6
The world's first successfully predicted earthquake occurs in this country, killing thousandsFebruary 4
This woman wins the leadership of the UK Conservative PartyFebruary 11
This silent film star is knighted by Elizabeth II of the United KingdomMarch 4
This British musical that became a cult classic opens on BroadwayMarch 10
This world-famous software company is founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico April 4
The Vietnam War ends when Communist forces take this cityApril 30
This theme park is opened in Williamsburg, VirginiaMay 5
Junko Tabei became the first woman to summit this mountainMay 16
The Suez Canal is re-opened following this conflictJune 5
Mozambique gains independence from this countryJune 25
Comoros declared its independence from this countryJuly 6
This Teamsters Union president famously goes missingJuly 21
President Ford posthumously pardoned this Civil War GeneralAugust 5
This NASA Spacecraft is launched to MarsAugust 20
This member of the Manson family tries to assassinate President FordSeptember 5
This iconic painting by Rembrandt is vandalized by Dutch nationalist(s)September 14
Muhammad Ali defeats this man during the Thrilla in Manila October 1
NBC airs its first episode of this still-running comedy showOctober 11
This Academy Award winning film directed by Miloš Forman is releasedNovember 19
This Spanish dictator dies, marking Spain's transition into democracyNovember 20
Great Britain declares membership of this military organization to be illegalNovember 25
Delegates of this oil cartel are kidnapped in ViennaDecember 21
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