December 22, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 2nd cease-fire between IRA & British; lasts until approx April 1975
  • Iraq announces plans to increase its oil production capacity

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath, just before announcing Christmas ceasefire

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath
  • Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French

Deaths in History

  • Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50