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
  • 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

Deaths in History

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