On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 2005

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers is suspended for 20 games and fined $50k for shoving a cameraman - sentence later overturned

Famous Deaths

  • Gus Bodnar, Canadian NHL center (NHL record 3 assists in 21 seconds 1952), dies at 82
  • Luther Vandross, American singer, dies at 54
  • Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer (The Four Tops), dies at 69