On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Muslim pilgrims

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jean-Paul Sartre visits Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader in prison

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnke Huber

Anke Huber, German tennis player (Fed Cup 1992, Hopman Cup 1995), born in Bruchsal, Germany

Tennis Player Anke Huber
Tennis Player
Anke Huber
  • Tadahito Iguchi, Japanese baseball player and manager (Chiba Lotte Marines), born in Nishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36