Historical Events on February 7, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Grenada gains independence from Britain (National Day)

Film release premierFilm Release

Mel Brooks' film "Blazing Saddles" opens in movie theaters starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
Actor Gene Wilder
Actor
Gene Wilder
  • The Symbionese Liberation Army claim responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

UK Prime Minister Edward Heath calls for a 'snap' general election in the midst of a protracted miners' strike

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath