What Happened on August 4, 1974

Historical Events

  • Crawford-Butler Act allows Puerto Ricans to elect own governor

Famous Birthdays

  • Canute Curtis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Keenan Milton, Professional Skater
  • Kily Gonz├ílez, Argentine footballer
  • Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraqi politician and militia leader (Sadrist Movement), born in Najaf, Ba'athist Iraq
1974 Highlights

About August 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George Mccrae