What Happened on April 2, 1974

Historical Events

  • Arganat Comm publishes report concerning Yom Kippur War

Cricket History

England cricket fast bowler Tony Greig takes 8-86 in West Indies' 1st innings in tourists' 26 run 5th Test win in Port-of-Spain; Greig also captures 5-70 in 2nd innings

1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Håkan Hellström, Swedish musician (Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Tayfun Korkut, Turkish soccer midfielder (42 caps; Fenerbahçe, Real Sociedad) and manager (Hannover 96, FC Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkusen, VfB Stuttgart), born in Stuttgart, Germany
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Douglass Dumbrille, Canadian actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84

Georges PompidouGeorges Pompidou (1911-1974)

French President (1969-74) and Prime Minister (1962-68), dies in Paris at 62

About April 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede
  • UK #1 Song: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks