On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1974

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

26th Emmy Awards: M*A*S*H, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win, 1st Daytime Award presentation and "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" wins 5 awards, including Cicely Tyson for Dramatic Performance

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Actor, Director and Comedian Alan Alda
Actor, Director and Comedian
Alan Alda
  • Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed
  • Stephen Schwartz' musical "Magic Show" opens at Cort Theater, NYC; runs for 1859 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Alicia Minshew, American actress (Kendall Hart-All My Children), born in Plantation, Florida
1974 Highlights

About May 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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