What Happened on May 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A's release pinch runner Herb Washington, who played 104 games without batting, pitching, or fielding. He did steal 30 bases and score 33 runs.
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara for historical novel "Killer Angels"

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Buschur, Eagle River Alaska, Miss America-Alaska (1997)