On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1974

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Famous Birthdays

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

About August 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo