On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Australian cricketing brothers Ian (145) and Greg Chappell (162no) record 264 partnership in 1st Test draw vs New Zealand at Wellington; Ian (121) and Greg (133) double up with centuries in 2nd innings

Music concertMusic Concert

George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Watergate grand jury indicts 7 presidential aides

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar, actor (Zack-Saved by the Bell)
  • Stephen Davis, running back (Washington Redskins)

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935)
  • Jos de Haes, Flemish philological and poet (Azuren Holte), dies at 53
  • Larry Doyle, American baseball second baseman (NL MVP 1912, NL batting champion 1915), dies of tuberculosis at 87