On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1974

Historical Events

  • Last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers & Rohan Kanhai

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike DuHaney, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Rick Terry, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • Sahaj Ticotin, American musician/producer (Ra)
  • Uhm Tae Woong, South Korean actor

Famous Deaths

  • A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (Group of Seven), dies at 91
  • William Hudson, actor (I Led 3 Lives), dies at 49
1974 Highlights

About April 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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