On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • Law bans discrimination of sex or marital status in credit application

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Vaughan, English cricketer and commentator (Captain of England), born in Eccles, England
  • R. A. Dickey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star, NL Cy Young Award, NL strikeout leader 2012; Gold Glove Award 2013; NY Mets, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Victor E. van Vriesland, Dutch poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82
1974 Highlights

About October 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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