What Happened on August 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • John Lennon reports seeing a UFO in NYC
  • Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan v England at The Cricket Oval

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Limo, Kenyan runner, born in Eldoret, Kenya
  • Christian Beranek, American graphic novelist and actor, born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Paula Gaye Montgomery, Miss America (Arkansas-3rd-1996), born in Cabot, Arkansas
  • Ray Park, Scottish actor, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Shifty Shellshock [Seth Binzer], American musician (Crazy Town), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist (b. 1888)