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 Divorces

Tammy Wynette

American country singer Tammy Wynette (33) divorces American country singer-songwriter George Jones (43), after 6 years of marriage

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? 46 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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