What Happened on August 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Davey Lopes steals his 38th consecutive base, then thrown out stealing
  • Papadopoulos, Pattakos and Makarezos sentenced to death in Athens

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Colonial CC: Al Geiberger leads wire-to-wire to finish 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Dave Stockton

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0
  • Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Portland 2-0 for NASL cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Famous Deaths

  • Charles H Revson, US cosmetic magnate, dies at 69