1974

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This article is about the year 1974.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
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Years: 1971 1972 197319741975 1976 1977
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1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1974th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 974th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1970s decade.

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April – The world population reaches 4 billion people estimated by the United States Census Bureau.

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38th US President Gerald R. Ford

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Nobel Prizes

References

  1. "1974 Feb: Hung parliament looms". BBC News. April 5, 2005. 
  2. Rosenberg, Jennifer. "1974 - Terracotta Army Discovered in China". About.com 20th Century History. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. Aide to Willy Brandt arrested for spying“, Observer-Reporter no. 7499, 26th April 1974, A5.
  4. "Decatur, IL Tank Cars Explode, July 1974". 
  5. "1974 Oct: Wilson makes it four". BBC News. April 5, 2005. 
  6. "1974: Birmingham pub blasts kill 19". On This Day. BBC. November 21, 1974. Retrieved 2013-02-06. 
  7. Fotheringham, William (2007). Fotheringham's Sporting Pastimes. Anova Books. p. 50. ISBN 1-86105-953-1. 
  8. Myerson, Allen R. (1990-12-30). "Setting Up an Island in the Soviet Storm". The New York Times.