On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

Gordie Howe comes out of retirement for $1M from Houston Aeros, WHA

Famous Birthdays

  • Katerina Kroupova, Olomouc Czech, tennis star (1994 Futures-Sofia-BUL)
  • Ophelie Winter, French actress

Famous Divorces


American singer and actress Cher (27) files for separation from husband singer-songwriter Sonny Bono (38)

Famous Deaths

  • David Monrad Johansen, Norwegian composer, dies at 85
1974 Highlights

About February 20, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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