What Happened on April 9, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

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"

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
Born in 1974
1974 Highlights

About April 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bennie And The Jets - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks