What Happened on August 3, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • "Words & Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
  • Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan & joins Doobie Brothers

Famous Birthdays

  • Blaine Wilson, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jenny Beck, actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise)

Famous Deaths

  • Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85
  • Erik Darling, American folk musician (Rooftop Singers), dies at 74