On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • (Harold) "Tina" Brooks, American hard-bop jazz saxophonist, and composer ("True Blue"), dies of liver failure at 42
  • Hugo Yarnold, English cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies at 57
  • Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Pray for the Wanderer), dies at 76
1974 Highlights

About August 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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