On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJay Onrait

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

Sports Anchor Jay Onrait
Sports Anchor
Jay Onrait
  • 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? 46 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo