What Happened on October 16, 1974

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 and songwriter, born in Kalkara, Malta
  • Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Paul Kariya, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Olympics 1998), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, noted Carnatic musician (b. 1895)
1974 Highlights

About October 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nothing From Nothing - Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Sad Sweet Dreamer - Sweet Sensation