What Happened on September 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice, Turkey

Sport awardTennis Open

95th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley (5-7, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrek Lee, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf), dies at 62