What Happened on October 21, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Treemonisha" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • Coast Guard Academy 1st allows women to enroll

Music History

Elton John is given a star in Hollywood

  • Mexico City's 1st major subway accident takes 26 lives
  • Red Sox Carlton Fisk's 12th inning HR beats Reds 7-6 in game 6 of WS
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Henrique Hil├írio, Portuguese footballer
  • Toby Hall, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Reidpath, American athlete (Olympic gold 1912), dies at 86
1975 Highlights

About October 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Blood - Neil Sedaka
  • UK #1 Song: I Only Have Eyes For You - Art Garfunkel