On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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