On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • -20] Hurricane Fifi hits coast of Honduras; about 5,000 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The KGB begin a large-scale operation to discredit Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and cut his communications with Soviet dissidents

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show), born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • Victoria Silvstedt, Swedish model and TV personality (Playboy playmate Dec 96, Playmate of the Year 1997), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63