On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1974

Historical Events

  • Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Tomine, American cartoonist
  • Bindi Mansfield, Mooerbank NSW Australia, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Chad Campbell, American golfer (US masters 2009 runner-up, 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Andrews, Texas
  • Jim Carey, Dorchester MA, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)
  • Steve Martin, defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)

Famous Deaths

  • Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at 70
1974 Highlights

About May 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini