On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1974

Historical Events

  • Ethiopian police shoot at demonstrators

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Gavey, Canadian NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Chris Moyles, English DJ, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • James Blunt, English musician, born in Hampshire, England
  • Kyoko Nagatsuka, Japanese tennis star (1996 Hobart), born in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (b. 1930)
1974 Highlights

About February 22, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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