On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1974

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
1974 Highlights

About August 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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