On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1974

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Teri Garr appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in "Confessions of an Orthodontist"

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Herschelle Gibbs, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jaime Villarreal, Mexican musician
  • Kenyon Cotton, American football fullback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Bossier City, Louisiana

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Future US Governor Jeb Bush (21) weds Columba Bush (20) in Austin, Texas

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Rice, American actress (Fast Company, Double Wedding, Riding on Air), dies from lung cancer at 67
  • Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screenwriter, dies at 79
1974 Highlights

About February 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces