On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1975

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title
  • Pakistani all-time great batsman Hanif Mohammad plays final day of 1st-class cricket for Pakistan International Airlines v Hyderabad at Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Manuel Orantes of Spain wins his only Grand Slam title; upsets #1 seed Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-3, 6-4; played on green Har-Tru clay surface

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer, born in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Marie-Agn├Ęs Gillot, French ballet dancer & choreographer, born in Caen, France
  • Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (3 x 500cc wins), born in Setagaya, Japan (d. 2007)
1975 Highlights

About September 7, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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