On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1974

Historical Events

  • Pitching in MLB-record 13th consecutive game for the LA Dodgers, Mike Marshall saves Tommy John's 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds
  • Soyuz 14 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Feick, American NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lexington, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (God Without Thunder), dies at 86
1974 Highlights

About July 3, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer