On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1974

Historical Events

  • BART begins regular transbay service

Music releaseMusic Recording

Bob Dylan records Blood on the Tracks

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • US General Alexander Haig Jr. becomes NATO supreme commander in Europe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Gerald Ford announces conditional amnesty for US Vietnam War deserters

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Julian Castro, American politician, born in San Antonio, Texas
1974 Highlights

About September 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo