What Happened on July 21, 1975

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager

  • NY Met Félix Millán hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays

Event of Interest

Soyuz 19 returns to Earth

1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Ravindra Pushpakumara, Sri Lankan cricketer (Test pace bowler)
Born in 1975

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, Dutch stage actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
  • George Petty, American pin-up artist, dies at 81

About July 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Hustle - Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony
  • UK #1 Song: Give A Little Love - Bay City Rollers