Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Jul 29 On this day in history cass Elliot, singer (Mamas & Papas), chokes to death in London at 32
Jul 29 St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base in the year 1974.
Jul 30 In the year 1974 house of Reps recommends 3 articles of impeachment of Nixon
Jul 30 Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 03 In the year 1974 almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85
Aug 04 Crawford-Butler Act allows Puerto Ricans to elect own governor on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1974 joan Jett forms her rock group the Runaways
Aug 06 Explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash on this day in history.
Aug 07 Philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1974 baldur von Schirach, German author/nazi politician, dies at 67
Aug 08 Richard Nixon resigns as US President, the first to do so in the year 1974.
Aug 09 Gerald Ford becomes the 39th president of the United States on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history richard Nixon resigns presidency, VP Gerald Ford becomes 38th pres
Aug 10 In the year 1974 ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64
Aug 11 Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey) on this day in history.
Aug 11 Jack Hill, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1953-55, 8 wickets), dies on this day in history.
Aug 12 Yankees Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford become first teammates elected to hall of fame on the same day in the year 1974.
Aug 13 Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.
Aug 13 The last United States troops leave Vietnam on this day in history.
Aug 14 Congress authorizes US citizens to own gold on this day in history.
Aug 14 Peace talks in Cyprus break down, and fresh fighting breaks out on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history edmund Cobb, actor (Motorcycle Gang), dies at 82
Aug 15 South Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history karl E Mundt, (Rep/Sen), dies
Aug 17 Aldo Palazzeschi, [Giurlani], Italian writer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1974 ... Davies, US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered
Aug 20 Ilona Massey, actress (Love HAppy, Holiday in Mexico), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
Aug 26 Aviator Charles Lindbergh dies in Hawaii at age 72 on this day in history.
Aug 26 Charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1974 soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
Aug 27 Haile Selassie, former emperor of Ethiopia, dies in Addis Ababa at age 83 in the year 1974.
Aug 28 Soyuz 15 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Aug 30 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87 on this day in history.