What Happened on January 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published by Doubleday

Jaws Novelist Peter Benchley
Jaws Novelist
Peter Benchley
  • L A Landslide kills 9 in Canyonville, Oregon

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestKate Moss

Kate Moss, English model, born in Croydon, England

Supermodel Kate Moss
Supermodel
Kate Moss

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Bargy, American pianist and composer (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79