What Happened on August 7, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between twin towers

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Buckey, tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Philippe De Rouville, Victoriaville, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J. Geils Band

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway

Famous Deaths

  • Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet (b. 1925)
  • Sylvio Mantha, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902)