On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1974

Historical Events

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
  • Nathan Parks, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs), born in Chico, California

Famous Deaths

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

About October 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio