Historical Events In 1974
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Nov 16 In the year 1974 walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
Nov 17 On this day in history clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
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 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26 in the year 1974.
Nov 25 U Thant UN Secretary-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65 in the year 1974.
Nov 26 In the year 1974 approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
Nov 27 In the year 1974 louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
Nov 28 On this day in history bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85 in the year 1974.
Nov 30 In the year 1974 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
Dec 01 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83 in the year 1974.
Dec 01 In the year 1974 los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8
Dec 02 On this day in history sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72
Dec 02 On this day in history soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days
Dec 04 Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims in the year 1974.
Dec 04 In the year 1974 lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
Dec 05 In the year 1974 airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
Dec 05 In the year 1974 hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
Dec 05 In the year 1974 seattle Seahawks formed
Dec 06 George Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" on this day in history.
Dec 09 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies in the year 1974.
Dec 09 Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail in the year 1974.
Dec 10 In the year 1974 helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
Dec 10 On this day in history paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
Dec 11 On this day in history reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63
Dec 13 On this day in history malta becomes a republic
Dec 13 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1974 nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President