On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Military coup on Cyprus: archbishop, President Makarios flees
  • Television new reporter Christine Chubbuck shoots herself live on TV WXLT-TV, Florida, first person to commit suicide in a live broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Chot Ulep, Filipino musician, born in Quezon City, Philippines
  • Janice Bremner, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Burlington, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Christine Chubbuck, television news reporter, commits suicide live on TV at 29