Historical Events In 1974
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Aug 30 Express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153 in the year 1974.
Aug 31 William Pershing Benedict, American pilot in the year 1974.
Sep 01 In the year 1974 the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird fighter establishes a new record by flying the Atlantic in under 2 hours
Sep 04 Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75
Sep 08 Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes in the year 1974.
Sep 08 On this day in history richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair
Sep 08 Robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79 in the year 1974.
Sep 08 In the year 1974 uS President Gerald Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M. Nixon.
Sep 09 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1974 guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal
Sep 10 On this day in history teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs
Sep 11 In the year 1974 víctor Olea Alegría, Chilean Socialist Party member
Sep 12 In the year 1974 coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
Sep 14 On this day in history barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66
Sep 14 On this day in history charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter
Sep 15 On this day in history the civil war in Beirut, Lebanon, breaks out between Christians and Muslims
Sep 16 BART begins regular transbay service on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US, Vietnam War deserters
Sep 17 In the year 1974 courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup
Sep 17 USS Enterprise sailed from San Francisco with VF-1 and VF-2 aboard. This event marked the initial deployment of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, the Navy's newest fighter on this day in history.
Sep 18 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die in the year 1974.
Sep 19 Eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63 in the year 1974.
Sep 20 Carlyle Blackwell Jr, entertainer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Sep 21 Jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the Dolls, dies at 53 of cancer in the year 1974.
Sep 21 On this day in history jacqueline Susann, author (Valley of the Dolls), dies of cancer at 53
Sep 21 US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury in the year 1974.
Sep 21 Walter Brennan actor, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 in the year 1974.
Sep 25 In the year 1974 coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakov], dies
Sep 28 First lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy on this day in history.
Sep 28 John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC) in the year 1974.
Sep 28 Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 in the year 1974.