On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game

Famous Birthdays

  • Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Tami Erin, American actress and model
  • Zhanna Friske, Russian actress and singer

Famous Deaths

  • Morris "Moose" Charlap, American Broadway composer (Peter Pan; Kelly), dies at 45
1974 Highlights

About July 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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