What Happened on July 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st quadrophonic studio in UK is open by Moody Blues
  • Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Macdonald, Scottish jazz musician

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63