On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

"Rumble in the Jungle": Muhammad Ali KOs George Foreman in the 8th round in Kinshasa, Zaire; regains world heavyweight boxing title with famous "rope-a-dope" tactic

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" horror film premieres in Los Angeles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

California Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Catfish Hunter is named AL Cy Young Award