On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jean Lavertue, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer, born in Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nona Gaye, American singer and daughter of Marvin Gaye, born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Creighton W. Abrams, US general and army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
  • Lewi Pethrus, Swedish Pentecostal minister and politician, dies at 90
  • Marcel Achard, French playwright (La forges the Paris), dies at 75
1974 Highlights

About September 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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