What Happened on July 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck (Belem, Brazil)
  • Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras, Greek politician (Greek President 2015), born in Athens

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • Justin Lee Collins, British radio host, actor and comedian, born in Southmead, Bristol

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ellis, cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • Truman Bradley, TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69