Historical Events In 1974
Sunday, 17 October 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 On this day in history frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
Nov 23 Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal) in the year 1974.
Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Nov 28 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
Nov 30 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks) on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
Dec 01 In the year 1974 los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8
Dec 02 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1974.
Dec 02 Soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days in the year 1974.
Dec 04 Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims on this day in history.
Dec 04 Lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history 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 Seattle Seahawks formed in the year 1974.
Dec 06 On this day in history george Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"
Dec 09 In the year 1974 george Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies
Dec 09 On this day in history johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail
Dec 10 On this day in history helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
Dec 10 In the year 1974 paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
Dec 11 Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63 in the year 1974.
Dec 13 In the year 1974 malta becomes a republic
Dec 13 In the year 1974 rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66
Dec 14 Walter Lippmann, US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85 in the year 1974.
Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 16 Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies in the year 1974.
Dec 18 San Francisco Visitors Center at City Hall opens on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP
Dec 19 In the year 1974 nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President