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Historical Events In 1974

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

Aug 31   On this day in history william Pershing Benedict, American pilot  

Sep 01   The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird fighter establishes a new record by flying the Atlantic in under 2 hours on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1974 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   On this day in history 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   Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal in the year 1974.  

Sep 10   Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs in the year 1974.  

Sep 11   On this day in history víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member  

Sep 12   In the year 1974 coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)  

Sep 14   In the year 1974 barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66  

Sep 14   In the year 1974 charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter  

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

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die  

Sep 19   Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63 in the year 1974.  

Sep 20   In the year 1974 carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61  

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

Sep 21   In the year 1974 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   On this day in history walter Brennan actor, dies at 80  

Sep 23   Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 in the year 1974.  

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

Sep 28   On this day in history first lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy  

Sep 28   John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)  

Jan 18   Devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost) was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 18   Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of michael Tunn, Australian television and radio  

Jan 18   Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of maulik Pancholy, American actor  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of princess Claire of Belgium  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   In the year 1974 roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79  

Jan 06   David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77 in the year 1974.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62  

Jan 15   On this day in history karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76  

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