On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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, tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jeff Mitchell, corner (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Kris Burley, Truro Nova Scotia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)