What Happened on August 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon admits he withheld information about Watergate break-in

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Sibierski, French footballer
  • Frankie Hejduk, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96), born in La Mesa, California
  • Jamie Lynn Bolding, Lakeland Florida, Miss America-Florida (1997)
  • Jason Shelley, WLAF wide receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Kajol Mukherjee, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan)