What Happened on January 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "CBS Mystery Theater" premieres on radio
  • In response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.
  • United Kingdom begins three-day work week during energy crisis

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Cordone, Argentine footballer
  • Juan Roque, tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Paul Grant, NBA center (Minn Timberwolves)

Famous Deaths

  • David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77