On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1974

Historical Events

  • 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck in Belem, Brazil

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAlexis Tsipras

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

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • Hannah Waddingham, British actress (Ted Lasso; Game of Thrones, 2015-16), and musical theater singer, born in London, England
  • Justin Lee Collins, British radio host, actor and comedian, born in Southmead, Bristol

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ellis, Australian cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • Truman Bradley, American TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69
1974 Highlights

About July 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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