On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Frida Hallgren, Swedish actress

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Hicks, American golfer (Western Open 1937, Titleholders Championship 1940), dies of throat cancer at 63
  • Kostas Varnalis, Greek poet, dies at 90