On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Amerson, CFL running back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Orla Fallon, Irish Vocalist for Celtic Woman, born in Knockananna, County Wicklow, Ireland
  • Tony McCombs, American football linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander de Seversky, Russian-American aviation pioneer (b. 1894)
1974 Highlights

About August 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo