On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

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

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Collins, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Beaumont, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Oborin, Russian pianist (b. 1907)
  • Roy Bargy, orchestra leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79