On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Veronica moves into Scheveningen harbor

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Medvedev, tennis star (1991 French Open junior), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jeremy O'day, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Kirk, New Zealand prime minister (b. 1923
  • William Pershing Benedict, American pilot