On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1974

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: South African Gary Player wins his 3rd Open Championship, 4 strokes clear of runner-up Peter Oosterhuis of England

  • India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
  • Jean Zhang, Miss Suriname 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick Blackett, British physicist (Nobel 1948 - nuclear reaction), dies at 76
1974 Highlights

About July 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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