On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1974

Historical Events

  • NASA launches Italian satellite San Marcos C-2 (235/843 km)
  • US ambassador to India Daniel Moynihan present $2,046,700,000 check

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamey Carroll, American baseball player, born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Jillian Michaels, American fitness instructor & television personality (The Biggest Loser), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ruby Dhalla, Canadian politician, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Russian tennis player (French Open 1996, Australian Open 1999), born in Sochi, Russia
1974 Highlights

About February 18, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Washington's Birthday (United States)

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