What Happened on August 16, 1974

Historical Events

Music Concert

American punk rock band "The Ramones" concert debut at CBGB's in New York City

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
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

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

About August 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 17 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