On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (Texas Rangers)

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster, son of English prince Richard, born in London
  • Jamal Mayers, Canadian NHL hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the pre-eminent violinists of the 20th century (Moscow Conservatory), dies at 66
1974 Highlights

About October 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years
Leap Year: No

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