On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1974

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh

Lyricist Tim Rice
Tim Rice

Famous Deaths

  • Rodger Davies, United States ambassador to Cyprus, murdered at 53 by Greek Cypriot gunmen during a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia
1974 Highlights

About August 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo