On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Wagner, American MLB pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Tannersville, Virginia
  • Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter ("Bad Friend to a Good Man"), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Tracy Murray, American NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Robertson, American pianist, composer ("Oratorio from the Book of Mormon"; "Trilogy for Orchestra"), and educator (Brigham Young, 1925-48; University of Utah, 1948-62), dies at 74
1971 Highlights

About July 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo