Historical Events In 1974
Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug 30 Express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153 on this day in history.
Aug 31 William Pershing Benedict, American pilot on this day in history.
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 In the year 1974 creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59
Sep 06 On this day in history 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 In the year 1974 richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair
Sep 08 Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 in the year 1974.
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 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 in the year 1974.
Sep 12 In the year 1974 coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
Sep 14 Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 14 In the year 1974 charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
Sep 15 In the year 1974 the civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims
Sep 16 BART begins regular transbay service in the year 1974.
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 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 On this day in history edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
Sep 18 Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die on this day in history.
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 In the year 1974 jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the Dolls, dies at 53 of cancer
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 Walter Brennan actor, dies at 80 in the year 1974.
Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Sep 25 In the year 1974 coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakov], dies
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 in the year 1974.