What Happened on September 3, 1974

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson retires; leaves NBA with 26,710 points, 9,887 assists & 7,804 rebounds in 1,040 games

  • SF Giants' pitcher John Montefusco in his MLB debut, homers in his first at bat and pitches 9 innings in relief to earn a 9 - 5 victory over the Dodgers
  • US & German Democratic Republic establish diplomatic relations
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Kramer, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Atlanta, Georgia
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Partch, American composer (Revelations in the Courthouse Park; Delusion Of The Fury), dies at 73

About September 3, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me For A Reason - Osmonds