On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1974

Historical Events

  • Operatic soprano Maria Callas makes her final public appearance in Sapporo, Japan

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLeonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor (The Departed, Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Phillip Ward, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Gardena, California
  • Static Major [Stephen Garrett], American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Leng, Chilean dentist and composer (Doloras), dies at 90
  • Jane Ace, American comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
1974 Highlights

About November 11, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio