Events in Sport in August 1975

  • Aug 1 41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
  • Aug 1 Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees
  • Aug 3 Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • Aug 5 Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5
  • Aug 9 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 9 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Colgate European Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 10 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron

  • Aug 13 Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket, at the Oval
  • Aug 17 Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
  • Aug 19 Astros hire Bill Virdon to replace Preston Gomez as manager
  • Aug 22 McNichols Sports Arena in Denver opens
  • Aug 24 Judy Rankin wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
  • Aug 24 SF Giant Ed Halick no-hits NY Giants, 6-0
  • Aug 27 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
  • Aug 27 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world