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  • Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Saturday Aug 2, 1975

    Prince Charles

    Master of Arts degree

    Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Saturday Aug 2, 1975

    On 2 August 1975, he was awarded a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge, in accordance with the university's practice.




  • Zhumadian, Henan Province, China
    Thursday Aug 7, 1975

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    Typhoon Nina (1975)

    Zhumadian, Henan Province, China
    Thursday Aug 7, 1975

    Typhoon Nina, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Bebeng, was the fourth-deadliest tropical cyclone on record. At least 229,000 people died after the Banqiao Dam (in Zhumadian, Henan Province, China) collapsed and devastated areas downstream. The collapse of the dam due to heavy floods also caused a string of smaller dams to collapse, adding more damage caused by the typhoon.




  • A Coruña, Spain
    Thursday Aug 7, 1975

    Zara

    First store

    A Coruña, Spain
    Thursday Aug 7, 1975

    Zara was founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera as a family business in the northern part of Spain, downtown Galicia. Its first store featured low-priced, trendy, high-end clothing and fashion lookalike items. Amancio Ortega called Zara as such because his preferred name Zorba was already taken.




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