What Happened on December 22, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 2nd cease-fire between IRA & British; lasts until approx April 1975
  • Iraq announces plans to increase its oil production capacity

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phil Esposito, Boston, became 6th NHLer to score 500 goals

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito
  • Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath, just before announcing Christmas ceasefire
  • Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Donahue, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70
  • Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50