On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1975

Historical Events

  • 62nd Tour de France won by Bernard Thevenet of France
  • India expels three reporters from "The Times", "The Daily Telegraph", and "Newsweek" because they refuse to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Sandra Palmer wins her second major title by 4 strokes from JoAnne Carner, Sandra Post and Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Aimee Mullins, American Paralympic athlete/official (US Olympic Chef de Mission 2012), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Birgitta Ohlsson, Swedish politician
  • El Zorro, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Erik Hagen, Norwegian footballer
  • Judy Greer, American actress
  • Ray Allen, American basketball guard (10-time NBA All Star), born in Merced, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"The Exorcist" writer William Peter Blatty (47) weds tennis player Linda Tuero (24) in Las Vegas

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty

1975 Highlights

About July 20, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer