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Historical Events In 1974

Sunday, 19 September 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   Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 in the year 1974.  

Dec 21   On this day in history richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47  

Dec 22   On this day in history fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   On this day in history cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year  

Dec 24   Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1974 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)  

Dec 27   Amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history fSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party  

Dec 28   On this day in history more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake  

Dec 29   On this day in history murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC  

Dec 31   In the year 1974 gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin  

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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 in the year 1974.  

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 in the year 1974.  

Jan 18   Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Maulik Pancholy, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Princess Claire of Belgium was born in the year 1974.  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1974 tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67  

Jan 03   On this day in history gino Cervi, actor (Becket, Don Camillo), dies at 72  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79  

Jan 06   David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77 in the year 1974.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1974 josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62  

Jan 15   In the year 1974 karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76  

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