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

NBA 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

1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Denson, American guard (New England Patriots), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania,
  • Joshua Morrow, American actor (Nicholas Newman-Young & Restless), born in Juneau, Alaska
Born in 1975

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)

About February 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fire - Ohio Players
  • UK #1 Song: January - Pilot