On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hall, American NFL placekicker (NY Jets), born in Port Charlotte, Florida
  • Mark Dolan, English comedian and TV show host (Balls of Steel), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Kahn, Estonian born American architect (Salk Institute), dies at 73
  • [Robert] Carroll Nye, American actor (Gone With The Wind), dies at 72
1974 Highlights

About March 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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