On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 22nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats NC State, 70-66
  • Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Conway, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
  • Kenny Wheaton, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Peggy Zina, Greek singer

Famous Weddings

  • 5th Earl of Lichfield Patrick Anson (35) weds Lady Leonora Grosvenor (26), daughter of the 5th Duke of Westminster at Chester Cathedral in England

Famous Deaths

  • George Stevens, American director (Swing Time, Gunga Din), dies at 70