What Happened on September 25, 1974

Historical Events

  • Scientists first report that freon gases from aerosol sprays are destroying the ozone layer
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Kessler, American musician (Interpol), born in London, United Kingdom
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

Coco the ClownCoco the Clown (1900-1974)

Russian-born British clown famous in the mid-20th century, dies at 73

  • William Sloane, American publisher and writer (Edge of Running Water), dies at 68

About September 25, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Me Gently - Andy Kim
  • UK #1 Song: Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas