Historical Events In 1974
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Aug 30 In the year 1974 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 In the year 1974 the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird fighter establishes a new record by flying the Atlantic in under 2 hours
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 Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes in the year 1974.
Sep 08 Richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair in the year 1974.
Sep 08 In the year 1974 robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
Sep 08 US President Gerald Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M. Nixon on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55
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 in the year 1974.
Sep 11 On this day in history víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
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 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 In the year 1974 bART begins regular transbay service
Sep 16 Pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US, Vietnam War deserters on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup
Sep 17 In the year 1974 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 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 in the year 1974.
Sep 18 On this day in history hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die
Sep 19 On this day in history eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
Sep 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1974.
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 In the year 1974 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 in the year 1974.