On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Gigi" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • Iran / Iraqi border fight breaks out
  • Judy Ikenberry wins 1st Us women's marathon (2:55:17)
  • Silver futures hit record $4.81½ an ounce in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew English, CFL receiver (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestElizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks, American actress (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Man on a Ledge), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks
  • Ivri Lider, Israeli singer, born in Givat Haim (Ihud), Israel
  • Lea Ghirardi-Rubbi, French tennis star (1994 Futures NC), born in Colombes, France
  • Tanoai Reed, American stunt performer, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Ty Law, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

NBA player Julius Erving (23) weds model Turquoise Brown at Waldorf

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving

1974 Highlights

About February 10, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius