What Happened on August 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7
  • Dodger Davey Lopes steals record 32nd consecutive base without being caught

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Colgate European Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Famous Birthdays

  • Mathew James Coad, 100m/200m runner (Olympics-96), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mike Lamb, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer, dies of lung cancer at 68