What Happened On 4th February 1974 In History

February 4th (1974) was a Monday. It's the 32nd day of the year (33rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 333 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 4th February, 1974

  • » The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst in Berkeley, California.
  • » M62 coach bombing: The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb on a bus carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel in Yorkshire, England. Nine soldiers and three civilians are killed.

Famous Birthdays on February 4 in 1974

  • » Jeanette Brakewell, English horse rider
  • » Damian Collins, English politician
  • » Mijntje Donners, Dutch field hockey player
  • » Urmila Matondkar, Indian actress

February 4th Famous Deaths for 1974

  • » Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1894)

February 4th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Andrew Corsini
  • » Gilbert of Sempringham
  • » John de Brito
  • » Rimbert
  • » Saint Veronica or Veronica
  • » February 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Angola known as Day of the Armed Struggle (Angola)
  • » Earliest day on which Ash Wednesday can fall, while March 10 is the latest; celebrated on the first day of Lent (Christianity)
  • » Independence Day (Sri Lanka) e.g Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Sri Lanka from the United Kingdom in 1948

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