On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Astros hire Bill Virdon to replace Preston Gomez as manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Chynna Clugston, American comic book creator
  • Tracie Thoms, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Ima Hogg, American society leader, Texas art patron and founder of Houston Symphony, dies at 93
  • Jim Londos, wrestler (b. 1897)