On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1974

Historical Events

  • 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)

Baseball Player Steve Garvey
Baseball Player
Steve Garvey
  • Greek military dictatorship collapses

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathryn Hahn, American actress (WandaVision), born in Westchester, Illinois
  • Maurice Greene, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m 2000; World C'ship gold 100m 1997; 100m, 200m, 4x100m 1999; WR 100m 9.79s 1999), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist, born in Tienen, Belgium
  • Sonny Siaki, Samoan-born professional wrestler, born in Pago Pago, American Samoa
  • Terry Glenn, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1974 Highlights

About July 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo