On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1974

Historical Events

  • -17] 3 Japanese kidnap French ambassador in Hague
  • 1st broadcast of "The Rockford Files" on NBC-TV
  • OPEC instructs its Secretary General to "carry out a study of supply and demand in relation to possible production controls"
  • Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Murray, American rapper (Def Squad), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York
  • Travis Knight, American NBA center (Boston Celtics), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

1974 Highlights

About September 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo