What Happened on August 12, 1974

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 & walks only 2 as Angels top Red Sox, 4-2

Hall of Fame

Yankees Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford become 1st teammates inducted to hall of fame on same day

Famous Birthdays

  • Wendy Palmer, American basketball player, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz), born in Timberlake, North Carolina
Born in 1974

About August 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
  • UK #1 Song: When Will I See You Again - Three Degrees