On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1975

Historical Events

  • 3 truck pile up kills 10, injures 26 on French highway
  • Rick & Paul Reuschel become 1st brothers to pitch a combined shut out
  • US lightens trade embargo against Cuba

Famous Birthdays

  • Alicia Witt, American actress (Cybill, Fun), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Simon Katich, Australian cricketer, born in Middle Swan, Australia
1975 Highlights

About August 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo