On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Apollo and Soyuz linked in orbit for 2 days, separate
  • NY Yankee catcher Thurman Munson's 1st-inning single & RBI are nullified because tar on his bat handle exceeds 18" limit

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexi Komarov, Yekaterinburg Russia, dance skater (& Carr-1995 Pac Champ)

Famous Deaths

  • Lefty Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1928)