On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Tony Carbone, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEd Sullivan

Ed Sullivan, American television host (The Ed Sullivan Show), dies of esophageal cancer at 73

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

1974 Highlights

About October 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra