Historical Events In 1974
Friday, 16 April 2021
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 on this day in history.
Dec 20 Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Dec 21 In the year 1974 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 in the year 1974.
Dec 24 Cardinals' Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year in the year 1974.
Dec 24 On this day in history tilly Losch, actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
Dec 25 Cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia on this day in history.
Dec 26 Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80.
Dec 27 On this day in history 40th Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)
Dec 27 Amy Vanderbilt, US author (Complete book of etiquette), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC
Dec 31 In the year 1974 gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin