On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1974

Historical Events

  • An earthquake in Lima, Peru, kills six people, and damages hundreds of houses

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Raul Julia appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in "Oh, Brother"

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (b. 1907)
1974 Highlights

About January 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn