What Happened on March 30, 1974

Historical Events

  • 128th Grand National: Brian Fletcher aboard Red Rum wins for the 2nd consecutive year; horse goes on to win 1977 race for 3 GN victories; Fletcher's record 3rd GN win

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Love, Australian cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995), born in Mundubbera, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Lodewijk Rogier, Dutch historian (Reborn in Freedom), dies at 79
1974 Highlights

About March 30, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sunshine On My Shoulders - John Denver
  • UK #1 Song: Billy, Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace