On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • Boston begins court-ordered bussing of public schools
  • Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

Famous Birthdays

  • Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player, born in Alma-Ata, Soviet Union
  • John Thomas, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Larenz Tate, American actor, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer, born in Taebaek, South Korea
  • Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane), born in Gravesend, Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), dies at 82
1975 Highlights

About September 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo