August 30, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Express train runs at full speed into Zagreb, Yugoslavia, rail yard killing 153
  • Launching of 1st Dutch satellite, ANS, from Vandenberg
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87