On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1974

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

San Diego Padres owner Ray Kroc, addresses fans "Ladies & gentlemen, I suffer with you I've never seen such stupid baseball playing in my life"

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Pichushkin, Russian serial killer (known as The Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac), born in Mytishchi, Moscow Oblast, Russia
  • Ben Bordelon, American football tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Mathews, Louisiana
1974 Highlights

About April 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries