On This Day

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

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

Historic Event

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

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? 47 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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