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 and singer, born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJacqueline 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? 46 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo