What Happened on July 12, 1974

Historical Events

  • John Ehrlichman convicted of violating Daniel Ellsberg's rights

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregory Helms, American professional wrestler
  • Sharon den Adel, Dutch symphonic metal singer-songwriter (Within Temptation - "Stand My Ground"), and fashion desiner, born in Waddinxveen, Netherlands
  • Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek soccer midfielder (77 caps; Olympiacos, Bolton Wanderers) and manager (Paniliakos, Kifisia), born in Athens, Greece
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Annenkov, Russian-French artist and stage and film set designer ('The Mutiny of the Machines'), dies at 84
1974 Highlights

About July 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
  • UK #1 Song: She - Charles Aznavour