On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

Barbra Streisand's 1st #1 hit, "The Way We Were"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Playmobil toys debut at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, designed by Hans Beck and produced by the Brandst├Ątter Group

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary"

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI
  • Smallest crowd at Cleveland Arena (Cavs vs Golden State-1,641)
  • The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Buck, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • J R Conrad, offensive tackle/guard (NY Jets)
  • Jeff Cassar, soccer goalkeeper (Olympic gold 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80