On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1975

Historical Events

Sports History

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


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? 47 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Philadelphia Freedom - The Elton John Band
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers