On This Day

November 16, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st intentional interstellar radio message sent, Arecibo telescope towards M 41, a cluster of stars some 25,000 light years away
  • ABBA begin their first tour of Europe - their first tour outside of Sweden

Deaths in History

  • Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
1974 in History