On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1974

Historical Events

  • Birmingham pub bombings: 21 civilians killed when bombs explode at two pubs in Birmingham, England (deadliest attack in England during "the Troubles")
  • Freedom of Information Act passed by Congress over President Ford's veto

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Tremain Mack, strong safety (Cincinnati Bengals)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
1974 Highlights

About November 21, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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