On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1975

Historical Events

  • A's release pinch runner Herb Washington, who played 104 games without batting, pitching, or fielding. He did steal 30 bases and score 33 runs.
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara for historical novel "Killer Angels"
1975 Highlights

About May 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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