On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Wurz, Austrian racing driver, born in Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria
  • Erik Schulz, US pairs skater (with partner Ilana Goldfogel), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • Jodie McMullen, Miss Universe-Australia/Miss Congeniality (1996)
  • Miranda July, US performance artist, born in Barre, Vermont
  • Mr. Lordi [Tomi Petteri Putaansuu], Finnish singer (Lordi), born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Seattle Slew, American racehorse, born in White Horse Acres Farm, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Tim Hall, US running back (Oakland Raiders), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Ugueth Urbina, Venezuelan pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Caracas, Venezuela

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Magnus Atterberg, Swedish composer, dies at 86
1974 Highlights

About February 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius