The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1974

Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler (1908 - 1974)

Austro-Hungarian industrialist
Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

American pilot and activist
Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (1899 - 1974)

American composer, pianist, and bandleader
Cass Elliot

Cass Elliot (1941 - 1974)

American singer
Juan Perón

Juan Perón (1895 - 1974)

Argentine politician
James J. Braddock

James J. Braddock (1905 - 1974)

Irish-American boxer
Earl Warren

Earl Warren (1891 - 1974)

American politician and Supreme Court chief justice
Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov (1896 - 1974)

Russian general
Jack Benny

Jack Benny (1894 - 1974)

American actor and comedian
Buford Pusser

Buford Pusser (1937 - 1974)

American police officer
Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan (1901 - 1974)

American television host
Tim Horton

Tim Horton (1930 - 1974)

Canadian ice hockey player
Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose (1894 - 1974)

Indian mathematician
James Chadwick

James Chadwick (1891 - 1974)

English physicist
Vannevar Bush

Vannevar Bush (1890 - 1974)

American engineer and politician
Oscar Zeta Acosta

Oscar Zeta Acosta (1935 - 1974)

American attorney, politician, and activist
Bud Abbott

Bud Abbott (1895 - 1974)

American comedian and actor
Candy Darling

Candy Darling (1944 - 1974)

American model and actress
Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann (1889 - 1974)

American journalist
Karen Silkwood

Karen Silkwood (1946 - 1974)

American technician and activist
Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter (1905 - 1974)

American country musician
U Thant

U Thant (1909 - 1974)

Burmese diplomat, 3rd United Nations Secretary General
Georges Pompidou

Georges Pompidou (1911 - 1974)

French politician
Marcel Pagnol

Marcel Pagnol (1895 - 1974)

French author, playwright and director
Julius Evola

Julius Evola (1898 - 1974)

Italian philosopher and esotericist
Phog Allen

Phog Allen (1885 - 1974)

American football and basketball coach
Dizzy Dean

Dizzy Dean (1910 - 1974)

American baseball player and coach
Imre Lakatos

Imre Lakatos (1922 - 1974)

Hungarian philosopher
Bill Finger

Bill Finger (1914 - 1974)

American screenwriter and author
Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner (1901 - 1974)

German author and poet
Donald Crisp

Donald Crisp (1882 - 1974)

Actor, film director
Miguel Ángel Asturias

Miguel Ángel Asturias (1899 - 1974)

Guatemalan journalist, author, and poet
Robert Henry Cain

Robert Henry Cain (1909 - 1974)

Recipient of the Victoria Cross
Virginia Apgar

Virginia Apgar (1909 - 1974)

Physician who developed the Apgar score
Chet Huntley

Chet Huntley (1911 - 1974)

television news anchor
Carl Andrew Spaatz

Carl Andrew Spaatz (1891 - 1974)

United States Army general