What Happened on June 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 47th National Spelling Bee: Julie Ann Junkin wins spelling hydrophyte
  • A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Wilkins, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Danny Strong, American actor
  • Patrick Hape, tight end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Sonya Walger, British actress

Famous Deaths

  • Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86