May 15, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Beginning of the Ulster Workers' Council strike called by Ulster loyalists and unionists who were against the Sunningdale Agreement, which proposed the sharing of political power with Irish nationalists
  • Ma'alot massacre: Palestinian terrorist take school hostage, 25 mostly children killed and 68 injured
  • Walter Scheel succeeds Gustav Heinemann as West German President