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

American producer 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? 47 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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