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