On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

46th Academy Awards: "The Sting", Glenda Jackson & Jack Lemmon win

  • Arganat Comm publishes report concerning Yom Kippur War

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tony Greig takes 8-86 v WI Port-of-Spain (later 5-70 in 2nd inn)

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig

Famous Birthdays

  • Håkan Hellström, Swedish musician (Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg), born in Gothenburg, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Douglass Dumbrille, Canadian actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84

Person of interestGeorges Pompidou

Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou