On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 47 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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