Historical Events In 1974
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Nov 16 In the year 1974 walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
Nov 17 On this day in history clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
Nov 21 On this day in history frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
Nov 23 On this day in history cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
Nov 25 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26 on this day in history.
Nov 25 U Thant UN Secretary-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65 on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1974 approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
Nov 27 In the year 1974 louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
Nov 28 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years on this day in history.
Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
Dec 01 In the year 1974 lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83
Dec 01 Los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8 on this day in history.
Dec 02 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1974 soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days
Dec 04 In the year 1974 dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims
Dec 04 On this day in history lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
Dec 05 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran) in the year 1974.
Dec 05 Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history seattle Seahawks formed
Dec 06 George Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong" in the year 1974.
Dec 09 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies in the year 1974.
Dec 09 Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail on this day in history.
Dec 10 Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1974 paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
Dec 11 Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history malta becomes a republic
Dec 13 Rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66 in the year 1974.
Dec 14 On this day in history walter Lippmann, US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85
Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1974.
Dec 16 Kostas Varnalis, writer, dies in the year 1974.
Dec 18 San Francisco Visitors Center at City Hall opens on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1974 nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP
Dec 19 Nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President on this day in history.