August 9th (1974) was a Friday. It's the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 9th August, 1974
» As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President of the United States of America called Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.
Famous Birthdays on August 9 in 1974
» Derek Fisher, American basketball player
» Stephen Fung, Hong Kong actor, singer, director, and screenwriter
» Matt Morris (baseball) called Matt Morris, American baseball player
» Kirill Reznik, American lawyer and politician
» Nicola Stapleton, English actress and singer
» Raphaël Poirée, French biathlete
August 9th Famous Deaths for 1974
» Bill Chase, American trumpet player and bandleader (Chase (band) known as Chase) (b. 1934)
August 9th Holidays in History
» Christian Feast Day:
» Edith Stein
» Saint Firmus and Saint Rusticus named Firmus and Rusticus
» Saint Herman of Alaska or Herman of Alaska (Russian Orthodox Church and Eastern Orthodox Church known as related congregations; Episcopal Church (USA))
» Saint Jean Vianney named Jean Vianney
» Mary Sumner (Church of England)
» Nath Í of Achonry
» Romanus Ostiarius
» Secundian, Marcellian and Verian
» August 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» National Day (Singapore) or National Day, celebrates the independence of Singapore from Malaysia in 1965.