What Happened on October 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Mack & Mabel" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 66 performances
  • 25th Formula One WDC: Emerson Fittipaldi wins by three points
  • Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Sacramento Union Ladies Golf Classic

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