On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1974

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Dick Bosman no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Bowie's "Diamond Dog" tour ends in NYC

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 14 lands back on earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Preston Wilson, baseball player
  • Rey Bucanero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Vincent Spadea, tennis star, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Erno Schwarz, Hungarian-American soccer player, dies at 69
  • Joseph "Joe" Flynn, American character actor (McHale's Navy, Batman), dies of a heart attack while swimming at 59
1974 Highlights

About July 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer