What Happened on August 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
  • 41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
  • Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees
  • CSCE Final Act creates the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
  • Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Mandy Leigh, Greensburg Penn, actress (Bloodscent)

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68