What Happened on October 6, 1974

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 second Formula 1 World Drivers Championship 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
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

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

About October 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

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