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April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1974
- January 19, 1974 – China gain control over all the Paracel Islands after a military engagement between the naval forces of the People’s Republic of China and Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
- January 23, 1974 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- January 27, 1974 – The Brisbane River breaches its banks causing the largest flood to affect the city of Brisbane in the 20th century.
- February 22, 1974 – Samuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.
- March 18, 1974 – Oil embargo crisis: Most OPEC nations end a five-month oil embargo against the United States, Europe and Japan.
- April 29, 1974 – Watergate scandal: United States President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings relating to the scandal.
- May 7, 1974 – West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigns.
- June 1, 1974 – Flixborough disaster: An explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
- December 1, 1974 – TWA Flight 514, a Boeing 727, crashes northwest of Dulles International Airport, killing all 92 people on board.
- December 25, 1974 – Cyclone Tracy devastates Darwin, Northern Territory Australia.
Who Were Born On 1974?
- January 14, 1974 – Kevin Durand, Canadian actor
- January 18, 1974 – Maulik Pancholy, American actor and singer
- February 15, 1974 – Tomi Putaansuu, Finnish singer-songwriter (Lordi)
- April 1, 1974 – Sandra Völker, German swimmer
- August 10, 1974 – Haifaa al-Mansour, Saudi Arabian director and producer
- September 23, 1974 – Harumi Inoue, Japanese swimmer and actress
- September 25, 1974 – Richie Edwards, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Stone Gods, The Darkness, and Onion Trump)
- December 11, 1974 – Lisa Ortiz, American voice actress
- December 18, 1974 – Mutassim Gaddafi, Libyan colonel (d. 2011)
- December 25, 1974 – Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, Mexican drug lord (d. 2012)