On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1974

Historical Events

  • Controversial TV drama "Born Innocent" premieres on NBC TV, starring Linda Blair as an abused teen in a juvenile detention home
  • Lou Brock ties (104) & then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark
  • Portugal recognizes independence of Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  • Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Wallace, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship 2004; NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2002-03, 2005-06; NBA All-Star 2003–06; Detroit Pistons), born in White Hall, Alabama
  • Ryan Phillippe, American actor (Cruel Intentions, Shooter), born in New Castle, Delaware
1974 Highlights

About September 10, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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