On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1975

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies create MLB record when first 8 batters get hits off Bill Bonham, beat Cubs 13-5

AgreementContract of Interest

Stevie Wonder signs $13M contract with Motown

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Cotton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Bury, England
  • Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica), born in, Vantaa, Finland

Famous Weddings

  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (25) weds Elissa Jerret
1975 Highlights

About August 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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