On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Raisin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 847 performances
  • Radio station 4ZZZ begins transmitting in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia at 105.7 FM; frequency changes to 102.1 FM in 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Harvick, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series Champion 2014), born in Bakersfield, California

Famous Deaths

  • Gary Thain, New Zealand bassist (Uriah Heep) (b. 1948)
1975 Highlights

About December 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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