On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1974

Historical Events

  • European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament
  • Helios 1 launched by US and Germany; later makes closest flyby of the Sun

Famous Birthdays

  • Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Richards, American actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies of cancer at 50
1974 Highlights

About December 10, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius