On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1975

Historical Events


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

47th Academy Awards: "The Godfather Part II", Ellen Burstyn & Art Carney win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Frank Robinson debuts as 1st African American baseball manager (Cleveland Indians beat New York Yankees, 5-3)

MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Anouk [Teeuwe], Dutch singer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
1975 Highlights

About April 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries