June 30, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Petty thief Peter Leonard sets fire to cover burglary that torches "Gulliver's" nightclub killing 24 (Port Chester NY)
  • Soviet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects to west

Deaths in History

  • Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in church
  • Vannevar Bush, American engineer and politician (b. 1890)