On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins the Doobie Brothers

Singer Donald Fagen
Donald Fagen

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
  • Erik Darling, American folk musician (Rooftop Singers), dies at 74