On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1974

Historical Events

  • Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Bear" Grylls, British adventurer, author and TV presenter (Man vs. Wild), born in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
  • Jason Caswell, Skeet shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mahesh Bhupathi, India, tennis pro

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris

Famous Deaths

  • Émilie Charmy, French avant-garde artist, dies at 96
1974 Highlights

About June 7, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini