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Historical Events In 1974

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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   Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 in the year 1974.  

Sep 06   Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair in the year 1974.  

Sep 08   Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs  

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   On this day in history barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66  

Sep 14   Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter in the year 1974.  

Sep 15   The civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die in the year 1974.  

Sep 19   Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1974.  

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 in the year 1974.  

Sep 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1974 first lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy  

Sep 28   In the year 1974 john Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC)  

Sep 28   Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1974

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas) was born in the year 1974.  

Jan 16   Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1974 birth of michael Tunn, Australian television and radio  

Jan 18   Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Princess Claire of Belgium was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1974.  

Jan 05   In the year 1974 roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79  

Jan 06   On this day in history david Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77  

Jan 13   In the year 1974 death of raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906)  

Jan 14   In the year 1974 josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62  

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

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