What Happened on April 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 79th Boston Marathon: American Bill Rodgers wins men's section in race record 2:09:55; Liane Winter of West Germany women's champion in 2:42:24 (female world record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Last South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu

Famous Birthdays

  • Danyon Loader, New Zealand 200m and 400m swimmer (2 Olympic gold medals 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Westrup, English composer, dies at 70