What Happened on January 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Happy Days" begins an 11 year run on ABC
  • 24th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 134-123 at Seattle
  • Expert panel reports 18½ minute gap in Watergate tape, 5 separate erasures

Famous Birthdays

  • Aubrey Jo Hiller, Miss America-Montana (1997), born in Missoula, Montana
  • Mike Minter, safety (Carolina Panthers)
  • Ray King, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76