On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1975

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, Dutch stage actress (Malle Gevallen), dies at 85
  • George Petty, American pin-up artist, dies at 81
1975 Highlights

About July 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer