The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2019. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
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 23, 1974 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- June 6, 1974 – A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
- June 29, 1974 – Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with the Kirov Ballet.
- July 20, 1974 – Turkish occupation of Cyprus: Forces from Turkey invade Cyprus after a coup d'état, organised by the dictator of Greece, against president Makarios.
- July 30, 1974 – Six Canadian Army cadets are killed and fifty-four are injured in an accidental grenade blast at CFB Valcartier Cadet Camp.
- September 12, 1974 – Juventude Africana Amílcar Cabral is founded in Guinea-Bissau.
- October 30, 1974 – As a member of the California Angels, Major League Baseball player Nolan Ryan throws the fastest recorded pitch, at 100.9 miles per hour (162.4 kilometers per hour).
- November 2, 1974 – 78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.
- November 24, 1974 – Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed “Lucy” (after The Beatles song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression.
- December 19, 1974 – Nelson Rockefeller is sworn in as Vice President of the United States under President Gerald Ford under the provisions of the twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Who Were Born On 1974?
- January 10, 1974 – Akari Kaida, Japanese pianist and composer
- February 15, 1974 – Alexander Wurz, Austrian race car driver
- March 7, 1974 – Krizz Kaliko, American rapper (K.A.B.O.S.H.)
- July 4, 1974 – Vince Spadea, American tennis player
- August 20, 1974 – Adam Korol, Polish rower
- September 12, 1974 – Jennifer Nettles, American singer-songwriter (Sugarland)
- September 25, 1974 – Richie Edwards, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Stone Gods, The Darkness, and Onion Trump)
- September 28, 1974 – Mariya Kiselyova, Russian swimmer
- October 9, 1974 – Shmuel Herzfeld, American rabbi and activist
- December 17, 1974 – Marissa Ribisi, American actress and screenwriter