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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1974 birth of christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of maulik Pancholy, American actor  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of princess Claire of Belgium  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history karel Janacek, composer, dies at 70  

Jan 05   Roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Raoul Jobin, Canadian tenor (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76  

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