What Happened on September 16, 1974

Historical Events

  • Bay Area Rapid transit (BART) begins regular rail service crossing the San Francisco Bay, through in the Transbay Tube

Music Recording

Bob Dylan begins recording his 15th album "Blood on the Tracks", in New York City

Event of Interest

US General Alexander Haig Jr. becomes NATO supreme commander in Europe

Vietnam War

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

1974 History

Famous Birthdays

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

About September 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe - Barry White
  • UK #1 Song: Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas