February 7, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Grenada gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the for kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst
  • UK Prime Minister Edward Heath calls for a 'snap' general election in the midst of a protracted miners' strike

Birthdays in History

  • Emma McLaughlin, American novelist