What Happened on January 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

55 MPH speed limit imposed by Richard Nixon

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Worst fire in Argentine history destroys 1.2 million acres

Famous Birthdays

  • Juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998, Dallas)

Famous Deaths

  • Tex Ritter, country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67