On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1974

Historical Events

Album Release

John Lennon releases "Walls & Bridges" album featuring No. 1 single "Whatever Gets You thru the Night"

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudia Elena Vasquez, Miss Universe-best costume (Colombia, 1997)
  • Paco León, Spanish actor

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Sexton, American poet (Live or Die; Pulitzer 1967), dies at 45
1974 Highlights

About October 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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