What Happened On 22nd December 1974 In History

December 22nd (1974) was a Sunday. It's the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 9 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 22nd December, 1974

  • » Grande Comore, Anjouan and Mohéli Comorian independence referendum, 1974 named vote to become the independent nation of Comoros. Mayotte remains under French administration.
  • » The house of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom named British Prime Minister Edward Heath is attacked by members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army known as Provisional IRA.

Famous Birthdays on December 22 in 1974

  • » Michael Barron, English footballer, coach, and manager
  • » Heather Donahue, American actress

December 22nd Famous Deaths for 1974

  • » Sterling North, American author (b. 1906)

December 22nd Holidays in History

  • » Armed Forces Day (Vietnam)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Anastasia of Sirmium (Eastern Orthodox Church known as Orthodox Church)
  • » Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • » O antiphon known as O Rex
  • » Lottie Moon (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Srinivasa Ramanujan e.g National Mathematics Day (India)
  • » Public holidays in Zimbabwe known as Unity Day (Zimbabwe)
  • » Winter solstice related observance (see December 21):

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World History for the 22nd December