Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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.