On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • 2nd impeachment vote against Nixon by House Judiciary Committee
  • Episcopal Church ordained female priests
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Famous Deaths

  • "Mama" Cass Elliot, American rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas - "California Dreaming"), dies from a heart attack in London at 32
  • Erich K√§stner, German author (b. 1899)
1974 Highlights

About July 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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