What Happened on July 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st Laura Ashley store in the US opens (San Francisco)
  • General Pinochet becomes president of Chile
  • Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as President of Argentina
  • Monmouthshire renamed Gwent & becomes part of Wales

Famous Birthdays

  • Michele Krasnoo, Culver City California, actress (Kickboxer IV)

Famous Deaths

  • Juan PerĂ³n, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), dies of a heart attack at 78