On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1974

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former US Vice President Spiro Agnew disbarred

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew
  • Six Catholic civilians killed and eighteen wounded when the UVF explode a bomb at Rose & Crown Bar on Ormeau Road, Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Johnson, Welsh soccer midfielder (15 caps; WBA, Nottingham Forest), born in Bristol, England
  • Garðar Thór Cortes, Icelandic tenor, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Miles Joseph, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
1974 Highlights

About May 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus