On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1974

Historical Events

  • US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Todd, English footballer
  • Taral Hicks, American actress (A Bronx Tale) and R&B singer ("Silly"), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

Jacqueline Susann

Jacqueline Susann, American author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 56

  • Walter Brennan, American actor (Real McCoys, At Gun Point), dies at 80
1974 Highlights

About September 21, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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