Historical Events In 1974
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Dec 19 In the year 1974 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
Dec 20 On this day in history andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69
Dec 21 On this day in history richard Long, actor (Nanny & Professor), dies at 47
Dec 22 On this day in history fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
Dec 22 Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French in the year 1974.
Dec 22 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 on this day in history.
Dec 24 On this day in history cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year
Dec 24 Tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70 in the year 1974.
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 In the year 1974 television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80.
Dec 27 In the year 1974 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)
Dec 27 On this day in history amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66
Dec 27 FSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party on this day in history.
Dec 28 More than 5,200 people killed in Pakistan earthquake on this day in history.
Dec 29 Murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1974 gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin