What Happened on June 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space
  • LPGA Championship, Pleasant Valley CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 2 shots from JoAnn Carner

Famous Birthdays

  • Dontonio Wingfield, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Joel Edgerton, Australian actor
  • Lisa Bamford, Miss America-NC (1996), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands
  • Mark Hendrickson, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)