Historical Events In 1974
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Nov 16 In the year 1974 walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
Nov 17 Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1974 frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
Nov 23 On this day in history cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
Nov 25 In the year 1974 nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
Nov 25 U Thant UN Secretary-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65 in the year 1974.
Nov 26 On this day in history approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
Nov 29 In the year 1974 haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
Nov 30 On this day in history 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
Dec 01 In the year 1974 lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
Dec 01 Los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8 in the year 1974.
Dec 02 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 02 Soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days in the year 1974.
Dec 04 In the year 1974 dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims
Dec 04 Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran) in the year 1974.
Dec 05 On this day in history hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
Dec 05 Seattle Seahawks formed on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 1974 george Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"
Dec 09 On this day in history george Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
Dec 09 Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1974 helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
Dec 10 Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Dec 11 Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63 in the year 1974.
Dec 13 On this day in history malta becomes a republic
Dec 13 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 in the year 1974.
Dec 14 In the year 1974 walter Lippmann, US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85
Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history kostas Varnalis, writer, dies
Dec 18 In the year 1974 san Francisco Visitors Center at City Hall opens
Dec 19 On this day in history nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP
Dec 19 Nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President on this day in history.