On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts
  • All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
  • Greek military dictatorship collapses

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathryn Hahn, American actress
  • Maurice Greene, American 100m runner, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist
  • Sonny Siaki, Samoan-born professional wrestler
  • Tara Williams, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury)
  • 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