On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • 1800 Unification church couples wed in Korea
  • Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders

Sports History

Pete Maravich scores 47 points as the New Orleans Jazz end a 28 game NBA road losing streak with a 106-102 win over the Hawks in Atlanta

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Denson, guard (New England Patriots)
  • Joshua Morrow, Juneau Alaska, actor (Nicholas Newman-Young & Restless)

Famous Deaths

  • John H. Secondari, American author and newscaster (Open Hearing), dies at 55
  • Martyn Green, British actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Iceman Cometh), dies at 75
  • Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886)
1975 Highlights

About February 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius