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Monthly Report Index For 08/1974
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/31/74 13:00 Boughton, Kent (UK/England)
Cylinder 5 minutes Silver cylinder hovering above ground in Kent, Engalnd. 3/21/03
8/29/74 22:00 Rochester Hills MI Disk 5 minutes UFO MICHIGAN 9/2/05
8/25/74 21:00 Colliers WV Disk 3 minutes There was a lighted object in the summer sky; I knew it couldn't be ours. 12/23/02
8/23/74 19:30 Bridgeport (pond flowing out of Remington Arms compound) CT Triangle about 3 hours of lost tim 2 girls lose track of time while singing "Octopus's Garden" and taking a short cut through the woods around a pond after seeing a UFO ! 3/4/08
8/23/74 02:30 North Windham ME Disk 45 MIN. UNEXPLAINED LIGHTS THAT WENT UNDERWATER FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF LIGHT 2/18/01
8/21/74 11:00 Holloman AFB NM Other 1 hour Had my military career and life threatened by an officer while in the USAF 4/18/12
8/20/74 23:45 Delta UT Disk 10 seconds Three spectacular sightings. Two diamond shaped formations (4 each) about 30 seconds or a minute apart. An hour later 8 discs flying si 8/10/99
8/20/74 22:00 King City CA Oval 7 to 10 Sec's Three bright lime green luminous oval objects traveling at high rate of speed across night sky 12/9/03
8/18/74 23:50 Colwyn Bay (town) (UK/Wales)
Circle 00:10 object seen over wales england,in the 1970`s 3/9/04
8/16/74 19:30 Somersworth NH Disk 5-10 seconds Saucer seen from about 40 feet away at top of trees in Somersworth, NH, 36 years ago. 6/3/10
8/15/74 22:30 Chubbuck ID Other multiple fly by approach from east sky, several lights in symetrical boomerang shape, orbited earth in about 10 min. saw again same flight path much hi 11/1/98
8/15/74 22:00 Girard OH Unknown 2 min. this incident happened a long time ago. we witnessed a ufo come above a army reserve helicopter. I didn't focus so much on the ufo as 2/14/06
8/15/74 22:00 Canon AFB NM Light 2 minutes This is a report of an experience that myself and a fellow Air Traffic Controller saw at Cannon AFB in 1974. We were sitting Outside of 12/12/11
8/15/74 20:30 Miami FL Cigar 5 Mins. Close Encounter with a large cigar shaped UFO. 7/26/02
8/15/74 20:00 Niagara Falls NY Triangle 1-2 min. triangular craft moving just above the tree tops and telephone lines. Seen but different witnesses a block apart at the same time. 10/27/04
8/15/74 20:00 Gold Beach OR Circle 30 seconds Ball of light shining a cone of light on the beach. 6/12/02
8/15/74 20:00 Redondo WA Disk 10 minutes Silent disc floated over hill, stopped over pier restaurant, circumfrances lights lit, rotated for approximately 10 minutes. 11/26/03
8/15/74 17:00 Pullman/Allegan MI Circle 15 followed by a circular disc shaped object down road in the after noon 7/19/10
8/15/74 07:00 Kent OH Disk 3-4 minutes large disc shaped metalic craft, hoverd and moved with no sound in August 1974 10/20/05
8/12/74 20:30 Boardman OH Disk 60 minutes This incident happened on/about the second week of August 1974, in Boardman, Ohio, around 8:30 PM, my brothers and I were playing footb 4/16/05
8/10/74 18:00 Greenville SC Rectangle 15min I HAVE NEVER REPORTED THIS BEFORE NOW, BECAUSE THE FEW CLOSE FRIENDS THAT I TOLD ABOUT THIS GAVE ME THIS STRANGE LOOK. YOU MUST BE CRA 2/18/01
8/10/74 13:00 New Rochelle NY Oval 1 minute Close encounters of the real kind (space craft) for at least one minute about 100 yards right over my head 5/15/06
8/10/74 01:00 New Rochelle NY Oval 1 minute Close Encounters of the real kind (space craft) flied right over my head within a 100 yards traveling less than 5 miles an hour 5/15/06
8/9/74 12:00 Spokane WA Cigar 10-15 seconds Confirmation of 1974 report 34 years later. 8/12/08
8/9/74 12:00 Spokane WA Other 10 seconds I was 11 years old and happened to be in a car with my mom, and we saw a bullet shaped craft with flames comming out of the rear. I hav 6/18/04
8/8/74 22:00 Lake Zurich IL Sphere two hours The objects I saw changed me forever 2/1/07
8/8/74 10:00 Mentor OH Disk 10 minutes It wasn't just a light, a shape or a "ball". This thing had the mechanics, details and lights. And of course it was dead silent! 4/16/05
8/8/74 03:00 East Haven CT Light 1 minute Police officers observe UFO 2 nights consecutively in August of 1974 3/9/04
8/7/74 20:00 Morganfield KY Circle 30 minutes light objects dart side to side buting on show 4/13/10
8/2/74 16:00 Warren OH Circle playing basketball WE SAW IIN THROUGH THE EYES OF KIDS AND I WOULD NOT LIE ABOUT THIS WE SAW TO VERY VERY BIG DISK SHAPE SHIPS IN 1975 12/19/03
8/1/74 23:00 Campbell CA Triangle 12 seconds Sighting of a pair of triangular UFO's over the SF Bay Area, August 1974

In the summer of 1974, I saw a pair of triangular objects
9/19/02
8/1/74 22:45 Lexington KY Disk 20 MIN WE WERE CHASED BY A UFO . 8/5/00
8/1/74 22:00 Springfield OH Cigar 30 minutes Small fleet large craft over Ohio 7/16/06
8/1/74 21:30 Pemberton NJ Circle 10-15 min 10 year old local boy sees UFO 2/1/07
8/1/74 21:00 Chester CA Triangle 2 minutes Three white lights in equilateral triangle move across night sky, multiple witnesses, summer camping trip 1974. 11/21/10
8/1/74 21:00 Clarkston GA Oval 5 mins I would like to start by saying the date is a best guess. I was in 3rd or 4th grade, and I know it was the end of summer, and along w 2/1/07
8/1/74 19:00 Grafton MA Circle 10 mins. Circular silver object with bright lights hovered over our heads at tree top level before whooshing off 7/19/10
8/1/74 18:00 Kent (UK/England)
Cigar ten seconds hovered for ten seconds then sped off and vanished in a spilt second 4/16/05
8/1/74 16:00 UK/Scotland
Circle seconds Silver circular Craft above hay field 12/23/02
8/1/74 03:00 Wilton CT Cylinder 2 minutes I was anywhere from 6 to eight years old when it happened. I was awakened from bed by bright lights and low rumbling noise. I looked 4/16/05