Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Aug 30 Express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153 in the year 1974.
Aug 31 On this day in history william Pershing Benedict, American pilot
Sep 01 On this day in history 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 in the year 1974.
Sep 06 Olga Baclanova, actress (Freaks, Docks of NY), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Pres Gerald Ford pardons former Pres R Nixon of all federal crimes on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history richard Nixon, ex US Presdient, pardoned for his part in the Watergate affair
Sep 08 On this day in history robert Cox, last surviving member of Keystone Kops, dies at 79
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 in the year 1974.
Sep 10 Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal in the year 1974.
Sep 10 Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs in the year 1974.
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 Barbara Jo Allen, actress (Girl Rush, Melody Ranch), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1974 bART begins regular transbay service
Sep 16 On this day in history pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US, Vietnam War deserters
Sep 17 Courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1974 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
Sep 18 Edna Best, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74 in the year 1974.
Sep 18 In the year 1974 hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, 5,000 die
Sep 19 In the year 1974 eve March, actress (Adam's Rib, Danny Boy), dies at 63
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 on this day in history.
Sep 21 Walter Brennan actor, dies at 80 in the year 1974.
Sep 23 Cliff Arquette, comedian (Charlie Weaver), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history coco the Clown, [Nikolai Poliakov], dies
Sep 28 In the year 1974 first lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy
Sep 28 In the year 1974 john Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC)
Sep 28 Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88 in the year 1974.