On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1974

Historical Events

  • 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
  • Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes" (for the first time)
  • US and Saudi Arabia sign military-economic contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NBA forward Jerry Lucas (34) weds second wife Sharalee Beard

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas
1974 Highlights

About June 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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