On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ayatollah Khomeini calls for an Islamic Republic in Iran

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • In the England the Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties come into being.
  • Pioneer Hall opens at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Florida
  • Yourdon Inc consulting formed by Edward Yourdon

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Benjamín Ibarra, Argentine footballer
  • Richard Christy, American drummer
  • Sandra Völker, German swimmer (world record 50m backstroke 28.71 1999), born in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Ernest Whitehead, English-Canadian composer, dies at 86