On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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