Historical Events In 1974
Monday, 21 September 2020
Nov 16 On this day in history walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
Nov 17 In the year 1974 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 In the year 1974 cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
Nov 25 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26 on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1974 u Thant UN Secretary-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
Nov 26 On this day in history approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
Nov 27 On this day in history louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
Nov 28 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1974 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 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83 in the year 1974.
Dec 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days
Dec 04 On this day in history dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims
Dec 04 In the year 1974 lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
Dec 05 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran) on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1974 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 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies in the year 1974.
Dec 09 On this day in history johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail
Dec 10 Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun on this day in history.
Dec 10 Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 in the year 1974.
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 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history 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 Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies in the year 1974.
Dec 18 San Francisco Visitors Center at City Hall opens in the year 1974.
Dec 19 On this day in history nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP
Dec 19 On this day in history nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President