Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Dec 19 The personal computer revolution was launched quietly on this day when the Altair 8800, a do-it-yourself computer kit, went on sale for $397 in the year 1974.
Dec 20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 in the year 1974.
Dec 21 Richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1974 fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
Dec 22 On this day in history referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French
Dec 22 In the year 1974 sault Ste Marie's Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins becomes the 6th NHLer to score 500 goals, in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Dec 24 In the year 1974 cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year
Dec 24 Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1974 cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia
Dec 26 Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80 in the year 1974.
Dec 26 Television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80 on this day in history.
Dec 27 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB) on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66
Dec 27 On this day in history fSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party
Dec 28 On this day in history more than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake
Dec 29 In the year 1974 murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC
Dec 31 Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin in the year 1974.