On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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