On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1974

Historical Events

Historic Event

Former US Vice President Spiro Agnew disbarred

  • 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? 47 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus