On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch women hockey team becomes world champion
  • NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Bucaneers

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Marshall, American bassist and co-founder of rock band (Creed), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Comedy Dave [David Lloyd Vitty], British radio personality, born in Hong Kong
  • Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer (Supernatural), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jared Tomich, American football defensive end (New Orleans Saints), born in St. John, Indiana
  • Toine Rorije, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Heerde, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Bud Abbott, American comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 78