Read some facts about November 1975 – Self Indulgent post as It is my Birthday


This is a purely self indulgent post. Today is my birthday – born 23rd November 1975.

Here are some facts about what happened November 1975

3 November – A petroleum pipeline from Cruden Bay to Grangemouth across Scotland is formally opened by the Queen.
6 November – The first public performance by punk rock band the Sex Pistols took place.
12 November – The Employment Protection Act established ACAS to arbitrate industrial disputes, and legislated against unfair dismissal.
16 November – British and Icelandic ships clashed, marking the beginning of the third Cod War.

Cod Wars

Cod Wars

27 November – Ross McWhirter, co-founder with his twin of the Guinness Book of Records, was shot dead by the Provisional Irish Republican Army for offering reward money to informers.
29 November – Former racing driver Graham Hill, 46, died in an air crash in Hertfordshire.

Graham Hill

Graham Hill

Three days later Queen had a number 1 hit with Bohemian Rhapsody.