On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1974

Historical Events

  • Nixon refuses to hand over tapes subpoenaed by Watergate Committee

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Powell, American football defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ian Moor, English singer, born in North Ferriby, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Janeček, Czech composer, dies at 70
1974 Highlights

About January 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn