What Happened on October 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian tennis star Evonne Goolagong wins her first WTA Tour Championship; beats Chris Evert 6-3, 6-4 in the final at the Los Angeles Sports Arena

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Det Red Wing Mickey Redmond scores 1st hat trick against Wash Caps
  • Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland (next win 6-1-90)
  • Niue becomes self-govering, in association with New Zealand

Famous Birthdays

  • Joy Bryant, American actress (Parenthood, Antwone Fisher), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Percy Ellsworth, safety (NY Giants)