On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 19th Eurovision Song Contest: ABBA for Sweden wins singing "Waterloo" in Brighton
  • 200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" in Ontario
  • Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11/16
  • Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Kova─Ź, Croatian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and businessman (b.1895)
  • Willem Dudok, Dutch architect (Hilversum Town Hall/Beehive Rotterdam), dies at 89