On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster

Famous Birthdays

  • Marc GenĂ©, Spanish auto racer (Ferrari, Williams F1, Le Mans 2009), born in Sabadell, Catalonia
  • Myf Warhurst, Australian radio presenter on Triple J and TV personality on Spicks and Specks
  • Stephen Larkham, Australian Rugby Union fly-half, coach (Australia 102 caps), born in Canberra, ACT
1974 Highlights

About May 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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