On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • 2 passenger trains collided near Munich, Germany killing 35
  • USSR launches Venera 9 for Venus landing

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan McCabe, St Catherines, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • William F Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants), dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About June 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini