On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1974

Historical Events

  • Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg government

Famous Birthdays

  • Bumper Robinson, American actor (Webster, Night Court), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Keith Poole, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov, Russian deputy commander-in-chief of the Red Army during WWII (Battles of Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin) and Minister of Defense, dies at 77

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov
  • Júlio César de Mello e Souza, Brazilian writer (The Man Who Counted), dies at 79
1974 Highlights

About June 18, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini