On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1974

Historical Events

  • Dutch Marines end hostage crisis in Scheveningen prison

Historic Event

Ted Bundy victim Laura Aime disappears in Utah

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Gooch, American football linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Muzzy Izzet, Turkish footballer, born in Mile End, London
  • Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2007)
  • Serge Heuveling, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
1974 Highlights

About October 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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