On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford hits #12
  • Arab oil ministers decide to end most restrictions on exports of oil to the United States but continue embargo against the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and Rhodesia
  • Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Washington
  • Chemical plant explodes in Flixborough Lincolnshire killing 28 in UK
  • The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine

Famous Birthdays

  • Akis Zikos, Greek footballer

Person of interestAlanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette, Canadian-America vocalist (Jagged Little Pill), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette