What Happened on May 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed

Famous Birthdays

  • Duane Clemons, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

Person of interestJewel Kilcher

Jewel Kilcher, American singer-songwriter (Pieces of You), born in Payson, Utah

Singer-Songwriter Jewel Kilcher
Jewel Kilcher

Person of interestKen Jennings

Ken Jennings, American game show contestant, born in Edmonds, Washington

74 Time Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings
74 Time Jeopardy Champion
Ken Jennings
  • Kimber West, playmate (Feb 1997), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Matt Hindle, Canadian bobsledder
  • Mónica Naranjo, Spanish singer

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Cannell, writer, dies