On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 9th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Atlanta CC: Jack Nicklaus wins inaugural event; first of his 3 TPC titles, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up J. C. Snead

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
  • Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
  • Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)