What Happened on January 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Judge John Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W. Dean III, Herbert W. Kalmbach and Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison

US Federal Judge John Sirica
US Federal Judge
John Sirica

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Clue, American DJ and producer
  • Harris Jayaraj, Indian music composer
  • Vitali Yachmenev, NHL right wing (LA Kings), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Warde, actor (Big Punch, Buck Rogers), dies at 66
  • John Dierkes, actor (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 69
  • John Gregson, English actor (Rooney, Assassin), dies at 55
  • Louis J H C A de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Gypsy Blood), dies at 66
  • Richard Tucker [Reuben Ticker], American tenor (La Gioconda), dies at 61