Historical Events In 1974
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Dec 19 The personal computer revolution was launched quietly on this day when the Altair 8800, a do-it-yourself computer kit, went on sale for $397 on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1974 andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
Dec 21 In the year 1974 richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
Dec 22 Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French in the year 1974.
Dec 22 Sault Ste Marie's Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins becomes the 6th NHLer to score 500 goals, in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the year 1974.
Dec 24 Cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year on this day in history.
Dec 24 Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia
Dec 26 In the year 1974 jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80
Dec 26 In the year 1974 television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80.
Dec 27 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB) on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66
Dec 27 FSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party in the year 1974.
Dec 28 On this day in history more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake
Dec 29 Murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC in the year 1974.
Dec 31 Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin on this day in history.