On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (Russia 55 caps), born in Barnaul, Russia
  • Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJodhi May

Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

Actress Jodhi May
Jodhi May
  • Marc-Vivien FoĆ©, Cameroon soccer midfielder (collapsed during international match, died), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)