What Happened on August 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • China's People's Liberation Army Navy, put into service ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine
  • Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to NY Nets

Famous Birthdays

  • Beckie Scott, Canadian cross-country skiing athlete
  • Kerwin Waldroup, DL (Detroit Lions)

Famous Deaths

  • Ildebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898)