On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1974

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

As' Reggie Jackson and Bill North engage in clubhouse fight at Detroit

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Allen [Lazzari], American actor (David-Our House, St Elsewhere), born in Cerritos, California
  • Russ Ortiz, American baseball player, born in Van Nuys, California
  • Tate Reeves, American politician, Governor of Mississippi (2020-), born in Florence, Mississippi

Famous Weddings

  • "Sly and the Family Stone" frontman Sly Stone (31) weds model-actress Kathy Silva at Madison Square Garden
1974 Highlights

About June 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini