What Happened on April 4, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 48 years, 10 months and 3 days
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