On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1974

Historical Events

  • French runner Chantal Langlac√© sets female world marathon record (2:46:24) in Neuf-Brisach, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Viedma, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, NEC), born in Heemskerk, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Dassler, German entrepreneur who founded sportswear company Puma, dies at 76
1974 Highlights

About October 27, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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