What Happened on April 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 78th Boston Marathon: Neil Cusack of Ireland 1st man in 2:13:39 and Miki Gorman of United States 1st woman in 2:47:11
  • Military coup in Niger, president Diori Hamani deposed

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Pino, American actor
  • Douglas Spain, American actor
  • Josh Todd, American musician (Buckcherry)
  • Marena Bencomo, Miss Universe-2nd place (Venezuela, 1997)
  • Mike Quinn, quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Sergei Krivokrasov, Angarsk Russia, NHL right wing (Blackhawks, Olympic silver 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (b. 1906)