What Happened on December 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 41st Sugar Bowl: #8 Nebraska beats #18 Florida, 13-10
  • Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin
  • Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac
  • NY Yankees sign Jim "Catfish" Hunter for 5 yrs for a record $3.75 million
  • Popular Electronics displays Altair 8800 computer

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Aerts, Belgian cyclist
  • Ryan Sakoda, Japanese American professional wrestler
  • Tony Kanaan, Brazilian racing driver