On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

Christian Bale

Christian Bale, British actor (Batman Begins, American Psycho, The Machinist), born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales

  • Jemima Khan, English socialite, previously married to Imran Khan, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Martina Jerant, Canadian basketball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman, English actress (Broadchurch, The Favourite), born in Norwich, England

  • Robert Rollins, English cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Whitty, Australian cricketer (left-arm bowler 1909-12), dies at 87
1974 Highlights

About January 30, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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