Today in History for 5th December 1974

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 8 of 8

- 1st Wash Cap penalty shot, Tom Williams unsuccessful vs Buff Sabres
- 1st World Football League Bowl, Birmingham Americans beat Florida
- Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
- Birmingham Americans defeat the Florida Blazers 22-21 in the WFL's World Bowl
- Monty Python's Flying Circus final episode airs on BBC
- NFL's Seattle Seahawks forms
- Oliver Tilden Triangle in the Bronx named
- Tom Williams is unsuccessful on Wash Capitals 1st NHL penalty shot

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Charlie Batch, National Football League quarterback

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
- Henry Wadsworth, actor (Applause, Ceiling Zero), dies at 72
- Pietro Germi, actor/director (Serafino, Climax), dies at 60

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