On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress, born in Magangu√©, Colombia
  • Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nabil Bouchlal, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Paul Grasmanis, American defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • W. Douglas Hawkes, British racing driver, dies at 80
1974 Highlights

About August 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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