On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Lorelei" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 320 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Norwegian biathlete & coach, born in Drammen, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75
  • Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, dies at 74
1974 Highlights

About January 27, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius