On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones index hits 570.01
  • Jack Brisco beats Giant Baba in Tokyo, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail in Indiana

Famous Birthdays

  • Canibus, American rapper
  • Wendy Dillinger, American female soccer player and coach

Famous Deaths

  • George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
  • Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer, dies at 64