On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1975

Historical Events

  • Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs in a single Red Sox game in a 15-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers
  • Left-arm fast bowler Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 to guide Australia to a 4 wicket win with 188 balls remaining in Cricket World Cup semi final v England at Leeds
  • NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandrs Koliņko, Latvian footballer
  • Jamel Debbouze, French actor and producer
  • Jeff Saturday, American football center (6 × Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 2005, 07; Super Bowl 2006; Indianapolis Colts) and sports analyst (ESPN), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jem [Jemma Griffiths], Welsh pop-rock, and "folktronica"singer-songwriter, born in Penarth, Wales
  • 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
1975 Highlights

About June 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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