On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

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