On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • "Words & Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances

Music History

Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins the Doobie Brothers


Famous Birthdays

  • Blaine Wilson, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jenny Beck, American actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Almira Sessions, actress (Oklahoma Annie), dies at 85
1974 Highlights

About August 3, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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