On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1974

Historical Events

  • China's People's Liberation Army Navy, put into service ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine

Famous Birthdays

  • Beckie Scott, Canadian cross-country skiing athlete, born in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
  • Chris Shinn, American singer and songwriter (Live, Unified Theory), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Kerwin Waldroup, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Country Club Hills, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ildebrando Antoniutti, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1898)
1974 Highlights

About August 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo