Historical Events In 1974
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Dec 19 In the year 1974 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
Dec 20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Dec 21 Richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French
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 Cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year in the year 1974.
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 Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80 in the year 1974.
Dec 26 Television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80 in the year 1974.
Dec 27 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB) in the year 1974.
Dec 27 Amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Dec 27 FSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party in the year 1974.
Dec 28 In the year 1974 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 In the year 1974 gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin