On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Fire kills 189 in less than 25 min (Sao Paulo Brazil)
  • UN affirms independence of Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana

Famous Deaths

  • Ralf Harolde, American actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off), dies at 75