On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1975

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers manager

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • 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? 46 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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