On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia (d. 2006)
  • Kabir Khan, Pakistani cricketer, born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Marley Shelton, American actress (Sin City), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Roman Hamrlik, Czech ice hockey defenseman (Lightning, Olympic gold 1998), born in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
  • Sylvinho, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Coal Miner's Daughter" actress Sissy Spacek weds art director Jack Fisk

Actress Sissy Spacek
Actress
Sissy Spacek

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Jaffe, German actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement), dies at 72
1974 Highlights

About April 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries