During a protest the national guard fired upon Kent State students, killing four and wounding nine.
The Aswan High Dam was finally completed on the Nile River after ten years of construction. Its purpose was to control flooding and droughts in Egypt.
The New York Times begin printing The Pentagon Papers. The papers exposed crucial information of the government to the public.
About 200,000 people march on Washington to protest the war in Vietnam
One of the most popular T.V. shows in the 70's first aired.
During the games, eight terrorist snuck into the Olympic Village. Two were killed and nine were taken hostage.
The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal in the United States . It was a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement.
The Sears Tower was built in Chicago and was temporarily the tallest building in the world.
A supreme court case which made it legal for women to receive an abortion. It was an extremely controversial decision in the public.
The U.S. VP resigns his office due to his crimes of tax evasion.
Two farmers were digging a well at their farm when they discovered some pottery, but then discovered an ancient army underground.
Due to his involvement in The Watergate Scandal, he was forced to reign his office.
One of the largest companies today started in 1975 to create computers.
After the war and several years of separation, the two countries decide to rejoin and become The Socialist Republic Of Vietnam.
The King was found dead in his home because of cardiac arrest.
South African Anti-Apartheid Leader Steve Biko Tortured to Death in his home mainly for his outspoken beliefs.
Since the previous pope passed away they voted on a new pope and John Paul was decided on. He would later become a Saint and one of the longest serving popes ever.
Jim Jones, the cult leader, instructed his followers to drink poisoned fruit punch to all kill themselves. 912 total people died, along with Jim Jones.
Margret Thatcher becomes the first women to be the Prime Minister in Great Britain. She was revolutionary and a role model for everyone around the world.
A nuclear accident occurs at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania. Rated a 5 on a seven point scale for nuclear meltdowns.
The country of Iran takes hostages. Several Americans were forced beyond their will to remain in Iran and feared for their lives.
A nun, Mother Teresa, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian works with the poor and sick.