On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1974

Historical Events

  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army bombs the Houses of Parliament in London, injuring 11 people and causing extensive damage

Famous Birthdays

  • Evangelia Psarra, Greek archer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Ricardo "Rikrok" Ducet, Jamaican-British singer (with Shaggy - "It Wasn't Me"), born in Manchester, Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Pamela Britton, actress (Blondie, My Favorite Martian), dies at 50
  • Yadavendra Singh, cricketer (Yuvraj of Patiala, Test for India), dies
1974 Highlights

About June 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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