On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

Jay Onrait

Jay Onrait, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Athabasca, Alberta

  • Kumi Tanioka, Japanese video game composer (Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
1974 Highlights

About August 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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