On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1975

Historical Events

  • Ethiopia abolishes its monarchy after 3,000 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Williams, Welsh snooker player (World C'ship 2000, 03, 18; Triple Crown 2002-03), born in Cwm, Blaenau Gwent, Wales
  • Vitaly Potapenko, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Famous Deaths

  • Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64
  • Joe Medwick, American baseball player, dies at 63
  • Ralph Hawtrey, British economist (multiplier, quantity theory of money), dies at 95
1975 Highlights

About March 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries