On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1974

The Great Lord Lucan Mystery

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Linklater, British novelist and poet (Blue Swallows), dies at 75
  • Rodolfo Acosta, Mexican-American character actor (Salón México, The Fugitive, Littlest Outlaw), dies of cancer at 54
  • Sandra Rivett, English nanny to John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, allegedly bludgeoned to death by Mr Lucan at 29 before he mysteriously disappeared
1974 Highlights

About November 7, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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