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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.  

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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   Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein) was born in the year 1974.  

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

Jan 18   Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born in the year 1974.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72  

Jan 04   Karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1974.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62 in the year 1974.  

Jan 15   Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1974.  

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