On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1975

Historical Events

  • Ed Bullins' "Taking of Miss Jane" premieres in NYC
  • Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time
  • Italian film "Seven Beauties" directed by Lina Wertmüller, starring Giancarlo Giannini, and Shirley Stoler released - first film directed by a women to be nominated for an Academy Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Laci Peterson, American murder victim, born in Modesto, California (d. 2002)
  • Pablo Ruiz, Spanish singer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

Moe Howard

Moe Howard [Moses Horowitz], American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges), dies at 77

1975 Highlights

About May 4, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus