Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Nov 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91 in the year 1974.
Nov 17 Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87 in the year 1974.
Nov 21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84 in the year 1974.
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 On this day in history u Thant UN Secretary-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
Nov 26 In the year 1974 approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49 in the year 1974.
Nov 28 In the year 1974 bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85 in the year 1974.
Nov 30 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks) on this day in history.
Dec 01 Lajos Zilahy, Hungarian/US author (Angry Angel), dies at 83 in the year 1974.
Dec 01 On this day in history los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of 8
Dec 02 Sofie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 02 On this day in history soyuz 16 launched into Earth orbit for 6 days
Dec 04 Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Moslem pilgrims on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1974 lee Kinsolving, actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36
Dec 05 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran) in the year 1974.
Dec 05 In the year 1974 hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
Dec 05 In the year 1974 seattle Seahawks formed
Dec 06 On this day in history george Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"
Dec 09 George Carew, cricketer (4 Tests for WI between 1935 & 1949), dies on this day in history.
Dec 09 Johnson Grigsby freed after 66 years in jail on this day in history.
Dec 10 On this day in history helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
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 In the year 1974 malta becomes a republic
Dec 13 On this day in history rufe Davis, actor (Floyd Smoot-Petticoat Junction), dies at 66
Dec 14 In the year 1974 walter Lippmann, US journalist (One of Dynasty), dies at 85
Dec 15 Erich Walter Sternberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history kostas Varnalis, writer, dies
Dec 18 San Francisco Visitors Center at City Hall opens in the year 1974.
Dec 19 On this day in history nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as the 41st VP
Dec 19 In the year 1974 nelson Rockefeller sworn in as American Vice-President