What Happened on August 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon announces he will resign at 12pm the next day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Oly-98)
  • Andy Priaulx, British race car driver
  • Scott D'Amore, Canadian professional wrestler and manager

Famous Deaths

  • Baldur von Schirach, German author/nazi politician, dies at 67