What happened in 1974, the year our Triumph TR6 was built?

If you want to know more about 1974 then go to Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia

 

January 1 50 mph speed limit introduced on Britain’s roads to conserve fuel supplies.
January 17 Our Triumph TR6 PVF 255M was registered.
January 28 Ceasefire signed ending involvement of American ground troops in the Vietnam War.
February 4 Heiress Patricia Hearst kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
March 1 Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.
March 8 Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris opens.
April 28 The last Americans were evacuated from Saigon, Vietnam.
May 18 India successfully tests an atomic device, becoming the world’s sixth nuclear power.
June 17 A bomb explodes at the Houses of Parliament in London damaging Westminster Hall.

The bomb had been planted by the Irish Republican Army.

July 20 Turkish forces invade Cyprus.
July 30 President Nixon Impeached.
August 8 President Nixon announces he will resign the following day.
September 12 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia deposed.
October 5 The Guildford pub bombings.
November 7 Lord Lucan disappears.
November Jaguar stopped making the E-Type although it took until 1975 to sell the last ones.
December 24 Darwin, Australia almost completely destroyed by Cyclone Tracy.
Wimbledon Champions Chris Evert beat O Morozova  

Jimmy Connors beat Ken Rosewall

Films The Godfather Part II  

Blazing Saddles  

The Towering Inferno

Music Patti Smith releases the first Punk Rock single – Hey Joe  

Olivia Newton John – I Honestly Love You


 

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