On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Hello, Dolly" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • "Very Good Eddie" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances
  • 1st NY Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)
  • Buffalo Sabres set NHL record of 40 points beating Caps 14-2 scoring 5 goals vs Washington Caps in 4:57

Sport awardDavis Cup

Davis Cup Men's Tennis, Stockholm, Sweden: Home town hero Björn Borg beats Czech Jan Kodeš 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to give Sweden unassailable 3-1 lead; ends 3-2

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • Madagascar adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1975 Highlights

About December 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius