On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1974

Historical Events

  • Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg government

Famous Birthdays

  • Bumper Robinson, American actor (Webster; A Different World; Flatland), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Keith Poole, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer

Famous Deaths

Georgy 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

  • 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? 47 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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