Historical Events In 1974
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Aug 30 In the year 1974 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 Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1974 olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
Sep 08 In the year 1974 pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes
Sep 08 Richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair on this day in history.
Sep 08 Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 08 In the year 1974 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 On this day in history guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal
Sep 10 On this day in history teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs
Sep 11 Víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
Sep 14 Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66 in the year 1974.
Sep 14 On this day in history charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
Sep 15 The civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history bART begins regular transbay service
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1974.
Sep 18 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 in the year 1974.
Sep 18 Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die on this day in history.
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 In the year 1974 jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the Dolls, dies at 53 of cancer
Sep 21 Jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53 on this day in history.
Sep 21 US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury in the year 1974.
Sep 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC)
Sep 28 Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 on this day in history.