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Friday August 9, 1974

August 9, 1974: Day of the Week

August 9, 1974 was the 221st day of the year 1974 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 144 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

A person born on this day will be 43 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,358.70 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.

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Here’s the August 1974 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1974 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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Tiger is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

August 9, 1974 Historical Event(s)

  • 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, Gerald Ford, becomes president.

Who were born on August 9, 1974?

  • 1974
    Derek Fisher, American basketball player
  • 1974
    Kirill Reznik, American politician
  • 1974
    Mahesh Babu, Indian film actor
  • 1974
    Matt Morris, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Nicola Stapleton, English actress
  • 1974
    Stephen Fung, Hong Kong actor and director

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