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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1974

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1974 birth of juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)  

Jan 18   Devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost) was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 18   Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 18   Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak) was born in the year 1974.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1974 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   Gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1974 karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   In the year 1974 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 in the year 1974.  

Jan 14   Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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