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  • Holladay, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 2, 1974

    Ted Bundy

    Nancy Wilcox

    Holladay, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 2, 1974

    On October 2, Bundy seized 16-year-old Nancy Wilcox in Holladay, a suburb of Salt Lake City. Her remains were buried near Capitol Reef National Park, some 200 miles (320 km) south of Holladay, but were never found.




  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Oct 9, 1974

    Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)

    Death

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Oct 9, 1974

    He died on 9 October 1974 and is buried in Jerusalem on Mount Zion, the only member of the Nazi Party to be honored in this way.




  • Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    Ted Bundy

    Melissa Anne Smith

    Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    On October 18, Melissa Anne Smith—the 17-year-old daughter of the police chief of Midvale (another Salt Lake City suburb)—disappeared after leaving a pizza parlor. Her nude body was found in a nearby mountainous area nine days later. Postmortem examination indicated that she may have remained alive for up to seven days following her disappearance.




  • Kinshasa, Zaire, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Wednesday Oct 30, 1974

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    The Rumble in the Jungle

    Kinshasa, Zaire, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Wednesday Oct 30, 1974

    The defeat of Frazier set the stage for a title fight against heavyweight champion George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire, on October 30, 1974—a bout nicknamed The Rumble in the Jungle. Ali won by knockout in the 8th round.




  • Lehi, Utah, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 31, 1974

    Ted Bundy

    Laura Ann Aime

    Lehi, Utah, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 31, 1974

    On October 31, Laura Ann Aime, also 17 years old girl, disappeared 25 miles (40 km) south in Lehi after leaving a café just after midnight. Her naked body was found by hikers 9 miles (14 km) to the northeast in American Fork Canyon on Thanksgiving Day.




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