What Happened on October 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Mack & Mabel" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 66 performances
  • Brazilian McLaren driver Emerson Fittipaldi finishes 4th in the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen to win his 2nd World Formula 1 Drivers title by 3 points from Clay Ragazzoni

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kelly, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Jeremy Sisto, American actor
  • Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)
  • Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)
  • V. K. Krishna Menon, Indian nationalist, Minister of Defense (1957-62), dies at 78