What Happened on August 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)