On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager
  • NY Met Félix Millán hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), dies at 82
  • Fie Carelsen, actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
  • George Petty, American pin-up artist, dies at 81