On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs in a single Red Sox game in a 15-1 victory over the Tigers
  • Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England
  • NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandrs KoliƆko, Latvian footballer
  • Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
  • Jemma Griffiths, Welsh singer-songwriter
  • Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
  • Martin St. Louis, Canadian hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Faisal Ibn Mussed Abdul Aziz, Saudi prince, beheaded in Riyadh shopping center parking lot for killing his uncle the king