Historical Events for July 1974

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Events 1 - 59 of 59

1st - 1st Laura Ashley-store in US opens (SF)
1st - General Pinochet becomes president of Chile
1st - Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as pres of Argentina
1st - Monmouthshire renamed Gwent & becomes part of Wales
2nd - Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)
3rd - Pitching in major league-record 13th consecutive game for Dodgers
3rd - Soyuz 14 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
3rd - Mike Marshall saves Tommy John's 4-1 win
4th - Mike Marshall goes 9-0 with 3 saves in 20 appearances in 30 days
5th - 81st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)
6th - 88th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)
7th - Brewer Don Money sets record of consec errorless games at 3rd (78)
Tennis Legend Jimmy ConnorsTennis Legend Jimmy Connors 7th - Sue Roberts wins LPGA Niagara Frontier Golf Classic
7th - West Germany beats Neth 2-1 for soccer's 10th World Cup in Munich
7th - New Zealand imposes a blanket ban on sports teams from South Africa
8th - USSR performs underground nuclear test
8th - Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game
9th - Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election
10th - OPEC ends oil boycott against Netherlands
10th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
10th - OPEC lifts the embargo against the Netherlands
11th - House Judiciary Committee releases evidence on Watergate inquiry
11th - World Football League plays 1st games
12th - John Ehrlichman convicted of violating Daniel Ellsberg's rights
Golfer Gary PlayerGolfer Gary Player 13th - 103rd British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 282 at Royal Lytham
13th - India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)
14th - Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by ump from 2 games in 1 day
14th - Bundy victims Janice Ott & Denise Naslund disappear, Lk Sammamish, WA
14th - Sharon Miller wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
15th - Military coup on Cyprus: archbishop/president Makarios flees
17th - 1st quadrophonic studio in UK is open by Moody Blues
17th - Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
17th - France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
Musician and Beatle John LennonMusician and Beatle John Lennon 17th - John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days
18th - US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
18th - World's tallest structure, 646-m Polish radio mast, completed
19th - Cleve Indian Dick Bosman no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0
19th - David Bowie's "Diamond Dog" tour ends in NYC
19th - Soyuz 14 lands
20th - Heng Yo & Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage
20th - Turkey invades Cyprus
21st - 29th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Haynie
21st - Eddy Merckx wins his 5th Tour de France
21st - US House Judiciary approves two Articles of Impeachment against President Richard Nixon
37th US President Richard Nixon37th US President Richard Nixon 23rd - 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts
23rd - All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
23rd - Greek military dictatorship collapses
24th - Supreme Court unanimously rules Nixon must turn over Watergate tapes
26th - France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
26th - USSR's Soyuz fails to dock with Salyut 3
27th - House Judiciary Committee votes 27-11 recommends Nixon impeachment
27th - Kanhai & Jameson add 465 for 2nd wicket, Warwickshire v Gloucs
28th - 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck (Belem, Brazil)
28th - Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic
29th - 2nd impeachment vote against Nixon by House Judiciary Committee
29th - Episcopal Church ordained female priests
29th - France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
29th - St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base
30th - House Judiciary Committee votes on 3rd & last charge of "high crimes & misdemeanors" to impeach President Nixon in the Watergate cover-up

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