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  • Odessa, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Apr 8, 1974
    American Sniper: Christopher Scott Kyle

    Birth

    Odessa, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Apr 8, 1974

    Kyle was born in Odessa, Texas, the first of two boys born to Deby Lynn (née Mercer) and Wayne Kenneth Kyle, a Sunday school teacher and deacon.




  • Ellensburg, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1974
    Ted Bundy

    Susan Elaine

    Ellensburg, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1974

    On April 17, Susan Elaine Rancourt disappeared while on her way to her dorm room after an evening advisors' meeting at Central Washington State College in Ellensburg, 110 miles (175 km) east-southeast of Seattle. Two female Central Washington students later came forward to report encounters—one on the night of Rancourt's disappearance, the other three nights earlier—with a man wearing an arm sling, asking for help carrying a load of books to his brown or tan Volkswagen Beetle.




  • Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Apr 21, 1974
    Mona Lisa

    The painting was on display at the Tokyo National Museum

    Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Apr 21, 1974

    On 21 April 1974, while the painting was on display at the Tokyo National Museum, a woman sprayed it with red paint as a protest against that museum's failure to provide access for disabled people.




  • Portugal
    Thursday Apr 25, 1974
    Xanana Gusmão

    The Coup In Portugal

    Portugal
    Thursday Apr 25, 1974

    It was in 1974 that a coup in Portugal resulted in the beginning of decolonisation for Portuguese Timor, and shortly afterwards the Governor Mário Lemos Pires announced plans to grant the colony independence.




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