What Happened on November 2, 1974

Historical Events

  • 78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.

Sports History

Atlanta Braves trade then MLB home run king Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Dave May

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Tanaka, American actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing), born in Huntington, New York

NellyNelly (48 years old)

American rapper (Country Grammar, Nellyville), born in Austin, Texas

  • Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball shortstop (Gold Glove Award 2001, 07; Montreal Expos; Boston Red Sox), born in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; died in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash), born in Minsk, Belarus (d. 2011)
1974 Highlights

About November 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Haven't Done Nothin - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Ken Boothe