What Happened on August 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

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, Canada
  • Iv├ín Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • 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