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
  • Dave Vitty, British radio personality
  • Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer
  • Jared Tomich, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Joseph Bruce, American rapper
  • Marc Collins, NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Toine Rorije, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Famous Deaths

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