On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1974

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hank Aaron ties Babe Ruth's home-run record by hitting his 714th in Cincinnati, facing Jack Billingham

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Mirra, American BMX rider, born in Chittenango, New York (d. 2016)
  • O. J. Santiago, American football tight end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
1974 Highlights

About April 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries