On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1974

Historical Events


Jerry Lewis' 9th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

PGA 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

Historic Event

US President Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Southworth, American actor and stunt performer
  • Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
  • Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
1974 Highlights

About September 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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