On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1974

Historical Events

  • 1st quadrophonic studio in UK is open by Moody Blues
  • Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Macdonald, Scottish jazz musician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63
1974 Highlights

About July 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer