On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich completes Michelangelo songs

  • Ella Grasso (Ct) elected first woman US governor not related to previous governor
  • Walter E Washington, becomes first elected mayor of Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy)
  • Conrad Hamilton, cornerback (NY Giants)
  • Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer
  • Jerry Stackhouse, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Ryan Adams, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Stafford Repp, American actor (Playhouse 90, Batman, Plunder Road), dies of a heart attack at 56