What Happened on August 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Guinee-Bissau becomes independent of Portugal
  • Soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric D. Snider, American humor columnist / movie reviewer
  • Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Huang Bo, Chinese actor (Cow) and singer, born in Qingdao, China
  • Kelvin Cato, American NBA center (Portland Trailblazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72