On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1974

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR's Soyuz fails to dock with Salyut 3

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Konopka, American musician (OK Go)
  • Dean Sturridge, English football striker, born in Birmingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur K Watson, US businessman (IBM), dies at 55
1974 Highlights

About July 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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