What Happened On 23rd August 1974 In History

August 23rd (1974) was a Friday. It's the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 130 days left to the end of the year.

Famous Birthdays on August 23 in 1974

  • » Mark Bellhorn, American baseball player
  • » Christian Beranek, American actor, producer, and author
  • » Benjamin Limo, Kenyan runner
  • » Konstantin Novoselov, Russian-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics named Nobel Prize laureate
  • » Ray Park, Scottish actor and martial artist
  • » Shifty Shellshock, American singer-songwriter and actor (Crazy Town)

August 23rd Famous Deaths for 1974

  • » Roberto Assagioli, Italian psychiatrist and author (b. 1888)

August 23rd Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » √Čogan of Ardstraw
  • » Martin de Porres, Toribio de Mogrovejo, and Rosa of Lima (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Philip Benitius
  • » Saint Rose of Lima named Rose of Lima
  • » Tydfil
  • » August 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism or Black Ribbon Day (European Union and other countries), and related observances:
  • » Day of the National Flag (Ukraine) called Flag Day (Ukraine)
  • » International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (International observance known as International)
  • » Umhlanga (ceremony) or Umhlanga Day (Swaziland)

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World History for the 23rd August