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1974

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1971 1972 197319741975 1976 1977
1974 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1974
MCMLXXIV
Ab urbe condita 2727
Armenian calendar 1423
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԳ
Assyrian calendar 6724
Bahá'í calendar 130–131
Bengali calendar 1381
Berber calendar 2924
British Regnal year 22 Eliz. 2 – 23 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2518
Burmese calendar 1336
Byzantine calendar 7482–7483
Chinese calendar 癸丑(Water Ox)
4670 or 4610
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4671 or 4611
Coptic calendar 1690–1691
Discordian calendar 3140
Ethiopian calendar 1966–1967
Hebrew calendar 5734–5735
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2030–2031
 - Shaka Samvat 1896–1897
 - Kali Yuga 5075–5076
Holocene calendar 11974
Igbo calendar 974–975
Iranian calendar 1352–1353
Islamic calendar 1393–1394
Japanese calendar Shōwa 49
(昭和49年)
Juche calendar 63
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4307
Minguo calendar ROC 63
民國63年
Thai solar calendar 2517
Unix time 126230400–157766399

Contents

  • Events 1
    • January 1.1
    • February 1.2
    • March 1.3
    • April 1.4
    • May 1.5
    • June 1.6
    • July 1.7
    • August 1.8
    • September 1.9
    • October 1.10
    • November 1.11
    • December 1.12
    • Date unknown 1.13
  • Births 2
    • January 2.1
    • February 2.2
    • March 2.3
    • April 2.4
    • May 2.5
    • June 2.6
    • July 2.7
    • August 2.8
    • September 2.9
    • October 2.10
    • November 2.11
    • December 2.12
    • Date unknown 2.13
  • Deaths 3
    • January 3.1
    • February 3.2
    • March 3.3
    • April 3.4
    • May 3.5
    • June 3.6
    • July 3.7
    • August 3.8
    • September 3.9
    • October 3.10
    • November 3.11
    • December 3.12
  • Nobel Prizes 4
  • References 5

1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter F), the 1974th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 974th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1970s decade.

Events

January

February

March

April

April – The world population reaches 4 billion people estimated by the United States Census Bureau.

May

June

July

August

38th US President Gerald R. Ford

September

October

  • October 11 – The UK Labour government of Harold Wilson wins the second general election of the year, forming a three-seat majority. Wilson, who has led the party for a total of 11 years, has now won four of the five general elections he has contested.[4]
  • Heavyweight title, which had been stripped from him 7 years earlier.

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

January

February

George Van Biesbroeck

March

April

Georges Pompidou

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

References

  1. ^ "1974 Feb: Hung parliament looms". BBC News. April 5, 2005. 
  2. ^ Rosenberg, Jennifer. "1974 - Terracotta Army Discovered in China". About.com 20th Century History. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. ^ http://www3.gendisasters.com/illinois/13000/decatur-il-tank-cars-explode-july-1974
  4. ^ "1974 Oct: Wilson makes it four". BBC News. April 5, 2005. 
  5. ^ "1974: Birmingham pub blasts kill 19". On This Day ( 
  6. ^ Fotheringham, William (2007). Fotheringham's Sporting Pastimes. Anova Books. p. 50.  
  7. ^ Myerson, Allen R. (1990-12-30). "Setting Up an Island in the Soviet Storm".  
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