What Happened on April 20, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 'The Troubles', the Northern Ireland conflict between republican and loyalist paramilitaries, British security forces, and civil rights groups, claims its 1000th victim
  • Paul McCartney & Wings release single "Band on the Run"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben[jamin] Lincoln Holbrook, Hartland Wis, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Kevin Sullivan, Brantford Ontario, 1.5k runner (Olympics-96)
  • Paul Bradford, cornerback (San Diego Chargers)

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies
  • Richard Huelsenbeck, German Dada writer, dies at 81