On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustín Pichot, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Brimstone, American professional wrestler, born in Mineola, New York
  • Stefano Verderi, Italian guitarist (Le Vibrazioni), born in Milan, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66
1974 Highlights

About August 22, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates
  • UK #1 Song: When Will I See You Again - Three Degrees