July 1, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st Laura Ashley store in the US opens (San Francisco)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Augusto Pinochet becomes president and dictator of Chile

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet
  • Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as President of Argentina
  • Monmouthshire renamed Gwent & becomes part of Wales

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón