On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1974

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)
1974 Highlights

About September 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo