On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1974

Historical Events

  • Heng Yo and Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage
  • Turkey invades Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • "Big Money" Bengie Molina [Benjamin José Molina], Puerto Rican baseball player (Texas Rangers), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Kevin Meadows, gay rights activist
  • Simon Rex, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Jenkins, American actor (Hey Jeannie, Top Cop, Girl Habit), dies at 74
1974 Highlights

About July 20, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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