On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1974

Historical Events

  • Dr Christiaan Barnard transplants 1st heterotopic heart transplant (adding donor heart without removal of old)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald's buys San Diego Padres baseball team for $12 million

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jonathan Bryan Colling, American pop singer (4 Fun - Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Robert Budreau, Canadian film director, born in London, Canada
1974 Highlights

About January 25, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius