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

Event of Interest

US President Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act

1974 History

Famous Birthdays

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

About September 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me For A Reason - Osmonds