On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Over Here!" musical written by Richard & Robert Sherman opens at Shubert Theater, NYC for 341 performances (top-grossing production 1974)
  • An unnamed Italian industrialist loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette over 5 hours in Monte Carlo Casino
  • Australian cricketing brothers Ian (145 & 121) and Greg Chappell (247no and 133) score unique twin centuries in drawn 1st Test vs New Zealand in Wellington

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Garvey, British singer-songwriter (Elbow) and presenter (BBC 6 Music), born in Bury, Lancashire. England
  • Sebastian Siegel, British-American actor (Lost, Hawaii Five-0), born in Oxford, England
1974 Highlights

About March 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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