December 22, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 2nd cease-fire between IRA & British; lasts until approx April 1975
  • Iraq announces plans to increase its oil production capacity
  • Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French
  • Ted Heath's house is attacked by members of the Provisional IRA.
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army announces a Christmas ceasefire; before the ceasefire, they carry out a bomb attack on the home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath

Deaths in History

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