What Happened on July 9, 1974

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Pierre Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikola Šarčević, Swedish rock bassist and singer (Millencolin), born in Örebro, Sweden
  • Sian Berry, British politician (Green Part), born in Cheltenham, England
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

Earl WarrenEarl Warren (1891-1974)

Governor of California and 14th US Supreme Court Chief Justice (1953-69), dies at 83

  • Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer, dies at 90
  • Sonia Gaskell, Russian-Dutch choreographer (Diaghilev), dies at 70
  • Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
1974 Highlights

About July 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
  • UK #1 Song: She - Charles Aznavour