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Historical Events In 1974

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Aug 30   On this day in history express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153  

Aug 31   William Pershing Benedict, American pilot in the year 1974.  

Sep 01   The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird fighter establishes a new record by flying the Atlantic in under 2 hours in the year 1974.  

Sep 04   On this day in history creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59  

Sep 06   Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75 in the year 1974.  

Sep 08   Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes in the year 1974.  

Sep 08   On this day in history richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair  

Sep 08   In the year 1974 robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79  

Sep 08   On this day in history uS President Gerald Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M. Nixon.  

Sep 09   Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1974.  

Sep 10   In the year 1974 guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal  

Sep 10   Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1974 víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member  

Sep 12   Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day) on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66 in the year 1974.  

Sep 14   Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1974 the civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims  

Sep 16   In the year 1974 bART begins regular transbay service  

Sep 16   In the year 1974 pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US, Vietnam War deserters  

Sep 17   In the year 1974 courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup  

Sep 17   On this day in history uSS Enterprise sailed from San Francisco with VF-1 and VF-2 aboard. This event marked the initial deployment of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, the Navy's newest fighter  

Sep 18   In the year 1974 edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74  

Sep 18   In the year 1974 hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die  

Sep 19   In the year 1974 eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63  

Sep 20   Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the Dolls, dies at 53 of cancer on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53  

Sep 21   US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1974 walter Brennan actor, dies at 80  

Sep 23   In the year 1974 cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68  

Sep 25   Coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakov], dies on this day in history.  

Sep 28   First lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy on this day in history.  

Sep 28   John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC) in the year 1974.  

Sep 28   In the year 1974 raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88  

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Famous Birthdays In 1974

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas) was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 16   Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost)  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of michael Tunn, Australian television and radio  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)  

Jan 18   Maulik Pancholy, American actor was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 18   Princess Claire of Belgium was born in the year 1974.  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1974 tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67  

Jan 03   In the year 1974 gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72  

Jan 04   In the year 1974 karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79 in the year 1974.  

Jan 06   On this day in history david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77  

Jan 13   Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1974 josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62  

Jan 15   Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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