Today in History for November 1974

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 55 of 55

1st - Fire kills 189 in less than 25 min (Sao Paulo Brazil)
1st - UN affirms independence of Cyprus
2nd - Art Modell gets snowed in & misses his 1st Cleve Brown game in 33 yrs
2nd - Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May
2nd - USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
2nd - 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.
3rd - "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances
3rd - Chako Higuchi wins Japan LPGA Golf Classic
5th - Dmitri Shostakovitch completes Michelangelo songs
5th - Ella Grasso (Ct) elected first woman US governor not related to previous governor
5th - Walter E Washington, becomes first elected mayor of Wash DC
6th - Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
7th - 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)
8th - British Lord ('Lucky') Lucan disappears
Serial Killer Ted BundySerial Killer Ted Bundy 8th - Ted Bundy victim Debi Kent disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah
10th - 2nd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets even series at 1 with 26-20 OT win
10th - Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0
12th - South Africa suspended from UN General Assembly over racial policies
12th - A salmon is discovered in the River Thames, England, for the first time since 1833
13th - Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
15th - Ringo Starr releases "Goodnight Vienna" & "Only You" in UK
15th - International Energy Agency formed in Paris within OECD framework in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis
16th - 1st intentional interstellar radio message sent, Arecibo telescope towards M 41, a cluster of stars some 25,000 light years away
16th - John Lennon's only solo #1 "Whatever Gets You Through the Night"
Musician and Beatle John LennonMusician and Beatle John Lennon 16th - Milwaukee Bucks lose their 11th straight NBA game (team record)
16th - ABBA begin their first tour of Europe - their first tour outside of Sweden
17th - Bonnie Bryant wins Bill Branch LPGA Golf Classic
17th - Union of Banana Exporting Countries (UPEB) forms
17th - Aliança Operário-Camponesa (Worker-Peasant Alliance) founded in Portugal as a front of PCP(m-l).
20th - Rangers' Jeff Burroughs wins AL MVP
20th - The US files antitrust suit to break-up AT&T
21st - Freedom of Information Act passed by Congress over Pres Ford's veto
21st - Birmingham pub bombings: 21 civilians killed when bombs explode at two pubs in Birmingham, England (This was the deadliest attack in England during "the Troubles")
22nd - Lake Buena Vista Club opens
22nd - Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
22nd - UN General Assembly recognizes Palestine right to sovereignty
23rd - 60 Ethiopia government officials executed
24th - 2 truck hijackers freed (3/3/1974)
24th - 62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7
Soviet General Secretary Leonid BrezhnevSoviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev 24th - Gerald Ford & Leonid Brezhnev signs SALT-2-treaty
24th - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
24th - 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
25th - Irish Republican Army is outlawed in Britain following deaths of 21
25th - Rangers' Mike Hargrove wins AL Rookie of Year
26th - Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses in Nepal
26th - Catfish Hunter & Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
26th - Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
27th - Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
28th - Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
28th - John Lennon's last concert appearance (Elton John concert in Madison Square Garden NYC)
29th - 39th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham
30th - "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
New York Yankees Owner George SteinbrennerNew York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner 30th - "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances
30th - 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
30th - Most complete early human skeleton (Lucy, Australopithecus) is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 78 of 78

1st - V V S Laxman, cricketer (Indian Test batsman v South Africa 1996- )
2nd - Alex Tanaka, actor (Saja-Swan's Crossing)
2nd - Jaroslav Spacek, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998, (Sweden)
2nd - Ruslan Salei, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Oly-98, Anaheim)
2nd - Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball player
2nd - Nelly, American rapper
2nd - Prodigy, American rapper (Mobb Deep)
3rd - Tariq Abdul Wahad, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
4th - Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta)
5th - Conrad Hamilton, cornerback (NY Giants)
5th - Jerry Stackhouse, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, Phila 76ers)
5th - Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer
5th - Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy)
5th - Ryan Adams, American musician
6th - Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian cyclist
7th - Kris Benson, Konnesaw TX, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
7th - Tarek Saleh, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
7th - Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro)
8th - Masashi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
8th - Seishi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
9th - Dah-ve Chodan, actress (Tia-Uncle Buck)
9th - Traci Toguchi, Miss America-Hawaii (1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
9th - Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer
9th - Joe C., American rapper (d. 2000)
9th - Uncle Kracker, American singer and rapper
10th - Niko Hurme, Finnish musician
Actor Leonardo DiCaprioActor Leonardo DiCaprio (11th) 11th - Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor (The Departed, Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California
11th - Phillip Ward, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
11th - Static Major, American singer (d. 2008)
12th - Tamala Jones, American actress
14th - David Moscow, actor (Big)
14th - Adam Walsh, American murder victim (d. 1981)
15th - Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
15th - Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
16th - Eric Judy, American Musician
16th - Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer
16th - Paul Scholes, British footballer
17th - Abbygale Williamson Arenas, Miss Universe-Photogenic (Phil, 1997)
17th - Brandon Call, actor (Baywatch, Blind Fury, Step by Step)
17th - Marc Edwards, NFL fullback (SF 49ers)
17th - Leslie Bibb, American actress
17th - Berto Romero, Spanish humorist
18th - Autumn Smith, Miss USA-Alabama (1997, top 10)
18th - Christian Schmidt, actor (Mullers Baro)
18th - Chloë Sevigny, American actress
19th - Orlando Fuentes, Ellsworth AFB SD, half-lightweight judoka (Oly-96)
20th - Brad Williams, cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler)
20th - Drew Ginn, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
20th - Jerald Moore, running back (St Louis Rams)
20th - Kirk Reynolds, Outlook Saskatchwan, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
20th - Marissa Ryan, actress (Elizabeth MacGillis-Major Dad)
21st - Casey Patton, London Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)
21st - Tremain Mack, strong safety (Cincinnati Bengals)
22nd - Meike Babel, Langen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures-Paderborn-GER)
22nd - Joe Nathan, American baseball player
23rd - Jamie Sharper, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)
23rd - Malik Rose, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
23rd - Regina Fisher, Miss West Virginia USA (1996)
23rd - Saku Koivu, Turku Fin, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens, Oly-B-98)
23rd - Tora Suber, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
23rd - Tyrus McCloud, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)
24th - Stephen Merchant, British comedian
24th - Taro Yamamoto, Japanese actor
25th - Cynthia Geyn Brown, playmate (May, 1995), born in San Jose, California
26th - David Barnard, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
26th - Jamie Jones, singer (All 4 One)
26th - Richard Ikeda, Kamloops BC, gymnist (Olympics-96)
26th - Tammy Lynn Michaels, American actress
27th - Lee Vaughn, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
28th - Jason Ferguson, defensive tackle (NY Jets)
28th - Joerg Heckenbach, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
28th -, American rapper (Black Eyed Peas)
28th - András Tölcséres, Hungarian footballer
28th - Kristian Schmid, Australian actor
29th - Pavol Demitra, Dubnica Slo, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators, Blues)
29th - Lin Chi-ling, Taiwanese model
30th - Luther Broughton, HB (Philadelphia Eagles)
30th - Marcellus Wiley, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 28 of 28

1st - Ralf Harolde, actor (Safe, Framed, Stolen Harmony), dies at 75
4th - Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
5th - Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56
7th - Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
7th - Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
8th - Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker, dies at 60
9th - Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
11th - Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
11th - Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
12th - Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50
13th - Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
13th - Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies
14th - Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70
15th - James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
16th - Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
17th - Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
19th - George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
21st - Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
23rd - Cornelius Ryan, war reporter/historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
23rd - Pall Isolfsson, composer, dies at 81
25th - Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
25th - Rosemary Lane, actress (Chatterbox, 4 Wives), dies at 61
25th - [Sithu] U Thant, UN Sec-General (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
26th - Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
27th - Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
29th - Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
29th - Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88
29th - James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905)

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