What Happened on July 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • 2nd impeachment vote against Nixon by House Judiciary Committee
  • Episcopal Church ordains female priests
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • MLB St Louis Cardinals Lou Brock steals his 700th base
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Wilkinson, American NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in La Salle, Florida
  • Josh Radnor, American actor (How I Met Your Mother), born in Columbus, Ohio
Born in 1974

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)

About July 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 29 days
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