On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Glenn Easterly, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Harumi Inoue, Japanese actress and model
  • Matt Hardy, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Arquette, American comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68
  • Gerhard Nebel, German writer, dies at 70
  • Robbie Mcintosh, Scottish drummer (Average White Band), overdoses at 24
1974 Highlights

About September 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra