Detroit Lions play first regualr season game in Pontiac Silverdome
October 6 @ 12:00 am
The first regular season Detroit Lions football game to be played in the now defunct Pontiac Silverdome happened on this day in 1975. The games was boradcast on ABC’s Monday Night Football, while 80,642 people watched it live in the stadium. Unfortunately, though perhpas not surpisingly, their Detroit Lions lost to the Dallas Cowboys 36-10.