On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1974

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Pierre Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikola Šarčević, Swedish rock bassist and singer (Millencolin), born in Örebro, Sweden
  • Sian Berry, British politician (Green Part), born in Cheltenham, England

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEarl Warren

Earl Warren, Governor of California and 14th US Supreme Court Chief Justice (1953-69), dies at 83

Jurist and Governor of California Earl Warren
Jurist and Governor of California
Earl Warren
  • Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, French Dadaist artist and writer, dies at 90
  • Sonia Gaskell, Russian-Dutch choreographer (Diaghilev), dies at 70
  • Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
1974 Highlights

About July 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer