What Happened on August 11, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Coup in East-Timor under UDT
  • Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)
  • PGA Championship, Tanglewood Park: Lee Trevino wins by 1 stroke from Jack Nicklaus

Famous Birthdays

  • Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • Audrey Mestre, French diver
  • Hadiqa Kiyani, Pakistani pop star
  • Will Friedle, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Hill, Australian cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies at 51
  • Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer, dies at 86