What Happened on January 25, 1974

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Sports History

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

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? 49 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
  • UK #1 Song: Tiger Feet - Mud