On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1975

Historical Events

  • Argentine government falls
  • Art Wall Jr. at 51 years, 7 months, 10 days becomes the second oldest to win a PGA Tour event, beating Gary McCord by 1 at the Greater Milwaukee Open (oldest Sam Snead)
  • Comoros declare independence from France (most of them)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes Sonate for alto opus 147

Famous Birthdays

  • 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist (Annie Taylor Award), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Sebasti├ín Rulli, Argentine actor (Rubi), born in Buenos Aires

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies
  • Ruffian, American racehorse (b. 1972)
1975 Highlights

About July 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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