On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1974

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Ramones concert debut (NYC's CBGBs)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Iv├ín Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Killah Priest [Walter Reed], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian swimmer (5 x Olympic gold backstroke/medley 1988, 92, 96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Roger Cedeno, Venezuelan outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies
1974 Highlights

About August 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo