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 rock drummer (OK Go)
  • Dean Sturridge, English football striker, born in Birmingham, England
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

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

About July 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ANNIE's SONG - John Denver
  • UK #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George Mccrae