On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1974

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Derrick" on ZDF
  • Bard's presentation of "Richard III" opens at Lincoln Center NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayelet Ohayon, Israeli Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Acre, Israel
  • Jerald Honeycutt, American NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • SubtractiveLAD [Stephen Hummel] Canadian electronic music composer and performer, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
1974 Highlights

About October 20, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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