On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Explosion and fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Voinea, Focsani Romania, tennis star (1995 Malta)
  • Alvin Williams, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Bobby Petta, soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC)
  • Ever Carradine, American actress
  • Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Ammons, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1925)