What Happened on December 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • "Very Good Eddie" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances
  • 1st NY Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)
  • 64th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Czechoslovakia in Stockholm (3-2)
  • Buffalo Sabres set NHL record of 40 points beating Caps 14-2 scoring 5 goals vs Washington Caps in 4:57
  • Madagascar adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer

Famous Deaths

  • William Lundigan, announcer (CBS Mystery Theater), dies at 61