On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1975

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West Germany

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan Burma, 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US President Gerald Ford announced he'll seek Republican presidential nomination

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Elias Viljanen, Finnish Guitarist
1975 Highlights

About July 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer