On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1974

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs trade 6-time MLB All Star outfielder Billy Williams to Oakland A's for second baseman Manny Trillo and 2 pitchers
  • Lake Isaac in Cleveland Metroparks' Big Creek Reservation dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Beatrice Faumuina, New Zealand discus thrower (Olympics 96), born in Auckland
  • Dani Tyler, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Derek Landy, Lusk, Irish author (Skulduggery Pleasant series)
  • Kaleena Kiff, actress (Patti-Love Sidney), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sander Westerveld, soccer player (FC Twente)
1974 Highlights

About October 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio