On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • As' Ken Holtzman, who hasn't batted all season, belts 3rd inning home run in Game 4 & gets the win, 5-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter, songwriter
  • Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Paul Kariya, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Olympics 1998), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)