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Historical Events In 1974

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Jan 20   7th ABA All-Star Game East 128 beats West 112 at Virginia on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Edmund Blunden, British poet/critic, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author, dies at 48 in the year 1974.  

Jan 21   On this day in history silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London  

Jan 22   Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64 in the year 1974.  

Jan 23   The first edition of women's magazine "Story" in the year 1974.  

Jan 25   Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey in the year 1974.  

Jan 25   In the year 1974 christian Barnard transplants first human heart without removal of old  

Jan 25   Dr Christian Barnard performs a heart transplant, leaving the original heart in place in the year 1974.  

Jan 25   Start of major flooding in Brisbane in which 13 die on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history s v Vegesack, writer, dies at 85  

Jan 27   Georgios Grivas, Greek gen/oppos leader on Cyprus (EOKA), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Dino Buzzati, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history 27th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 6-4 at Chicago  

Jan 30   Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies in the year 1974.  

Jan 30   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR  

Jan 31   In the year 1974 glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61  

Feb 01   "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1974 lynda Ann Healy, 1st Bundy murder victim, abducted in Seattle  

Feb 02   Barbra Streisand's first #1 hit, "The Way We Were" on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80 in the year 1974.  

Feb 02   Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary" in the year 1974.  

Feb 04   Benzine rationing ends in Netherlands in the year 1974.  

Feb 04   On this day in history chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his first word, at 2 months  

Feb 04   Gas rationing ends in Netherlands on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Mihail Andricu, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1974.  

Feb 04   Patricia Hearst (19), daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1974 british miner's strike  

Feb 05   Mats Wermelin, Sweden, scores all points in 272-0 basketball win in the year 1974.  

Feb 05   Maximum speed on Autobahn reduced to 100 kph in the year 1974.  

Feb 05   In the year 1974 uS Mariner 10 returns first close-up photos of Venus' cloud structure  

Feb 06   In the year 1974 dutch speed limit set at 100 km due to oil crisis  

Feb 06   In the year 1974 uS House of Representatives begins determining grounds for impeachment of Nixon  

Feb 07   On this day in history arline Judge, actress (Age of Consent), dies at 61  

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Famous Birthdays In 1974

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)  

Jan 18   In the year 1974 birth of devon Odessa, actor (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost)  

Jan 18   Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of michael Tunn, Australian television and radio  

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of princess Claire of Belgium  

Famous Deaths In 1974

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67 in the year 1974.  

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   In the year 1974 roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79  

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   Karel Salmon, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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