On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1974

Historical Events

Album Release

"Greatest Hits" 11th studio album by Elton John is released

  • British peer the Earl of Lucan disappears and is never seen again after his nanny is found murdered in London

Historic Event

Ted Bundy victim Debi Kent disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah


Famous Birthdays

  • Masashi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author, born in Nagi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Seishi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author, born in Nagi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American R&B singer, piano player, and songwriter ("Since I Met You Baby"), dies of lung cancer at 60
1974 Highlights

About November 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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