On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • 1974 NFL Draft: Ed Jones from Tennessee State first pick by Dallas Cowboys
  • 27th NHL All-Star Game, Chicago Stadium: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 6-4; MVP: Garry Unger, St. Louis, C
  • Kuwait announces 60 percent government participation in BP-Gulf concession

Famous Birthdays

  • David LaFleur, American football tight end (Dallas Cowboys), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jeff Mitchell, American football corner (Baltimore Ravens), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Kris Burley, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Truro, Canada
1974 Highlights

About January 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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