On This Day

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCoco the Clown

Coco the Clown [Nikolai Poliakoff], Russian-born British clown, dies at 73

Famous Clown Coco the Clown
Famous Clown
Coco the Clown
  • William Sloane, publisher/writer ("Edge of Running Water"), dies
1974 Highlights

About September 25, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra