On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant is seriously hurt in a car crash in Rhodes, Greece

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Hallett, American actor
  • Beau Morgan, running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Daniella van Graas, Dutch model and actress
  • Kaipo Spenser, Wailuku HI, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • John Baragrey, American actor (Creeper, The Loves of Carmen), dies of a stroke at 57
1975 Highlights

About August 4, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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