What Happened on August 24, 1975

Historical Events

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

PGA Players Championship

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

  • SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0
  • Tampa Bay Rowdies beat Portland 2-0 for NASL cup
1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Charles H Revson, American cosmetic magnate (Revlon), dies at 68

About August 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Down Tonight - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The Stylistics