On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Keller, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • Julia Bikbova, dance skater (& John Lee), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
  • Thomas Johansson, Swedish tennis player (Australian Open 2002), born in Link√∂ping, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Muriel Hutchinson, actor (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
  • Oscar Rasbach, American composer, dies at 86