National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 07/1974
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
7/30/74 20:50 Solitude IN Disk 7-18 minutes saucer viewed from side with lights or portholes, by 3 witnesses. ((NUFORC Note: Report by Mr. Francis Ridge, UFO investigator. PD)) 4/26/18
7/30/74 20:50 Solitude IN Disk 7-18 min saucer viewed from side with lights or portholes, by 3 witnesses. 5/4/18
7/30/74 14:00 Windsor (Canada) ON Unknown 20 minutes possible abduction case. Giant 3 foot high spides in my friends back yard 12/2/00
7/27/74 02:30 Cohasset MA Light 15 minutes Satellite like- bright object, ultra high speed, erratic behavior, 2 separate years, same place, same general time. 4/27/07
7/26/74 20:30 Claremont NC Oval 3 hours 1 of 3 UFOs followed my car after we watched them hovering for a few hours. 10/8/07
7/25/74 21:00 Bridgeport CT Circle 5 mins. Saw a huge round object hovering with red light in center,no sound.Took off at a high rate and disappeared 3/21/03
7/24/74 22:00 Hagerstown MD Disk 5 mins Football sized saucer over Hagertown MD in summer of 1974 4/1/01
7/24/74 21:00 East Berkshire VT Light 2 minutes Farm children see two orange nocturnal lights. 10/31/03
7/24/74 19:00 Hagerstown MD Disk 1-2 min I saw it too! RE: Football sized saucer over Hagerstown, MD in summer of 1974 12/16/05
7/22/74 22:30 Salida CO Disk 5 minutes Silver disc shaped close encounter with biological effects. 2/18/11
7/22/74 14:00 Gulf of Mexico (18 mi. from Bay County) FL Disk 45 minutes My brother and I were anchored and fishing in our 19' boat about 200' from a Navy Undersea Warfare Research Platform, 18 miles from Pan 4/16/05
7/21/74 22:30 Apple Valley/Burnsville MN Disk Unknown My background is with the Department of Defense Special Technical Operations. I do not wish to mention which company or location for ob 10/31/03
7/21/74 21:00 Newark DE Disk 15 minutes This was not a far away light but a real flying sauser hovering directly above me. 1/10/09
7/20/74 22:00 Edison NJ Disk 15-20 minutes I only ever told this story to those individuals whom I knew could understand and appreciate its happening. Many years have gone by wit 3/2/18
7/20/74 22:00 Woodbridge NJ Disk 20 seconds Disk Quietly Hovered and Subsequently Spun Vertically on its Axis 4/16/05
7/20/74 21:00 Corning NY Oval 50 seconds Gray bottom oval shaped craft hovering above tree top.. 5/22/15
7/20/74 18:30 Salem MA Cigar 5 minutes This story is very familar with an experance me and about 8 of my friends saw about 30 years ago on Boston Street Salem Mass.

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7/20/74 02:00 Marfa TX Oval 3 menutes In 1974 I lived in El Paso, I was unemployed, I heard about a tire recaping company I desided pay them a visit, and I ask the manager i 7/16/06
7/18/74 20:00 Bremerton WA Delta 5 minits from my bed room window we saw what we thought was a car on the hill top just up the street 1/11/02
7/18/74 03:00 Sebring FL Cigar 3+ hours Multi-event, three orb/stars move in triangle unison, cigar shaped craft turns up to sky becomes point of light 9/15/16
7/16/74 23:00 Scottsville KY Cross 30+ Minutes Large White Glowing Cross With Haze 2/1/07
7/16/74 01:00 Fort Lauderdale FL Fireball 3-5minutes It was about 1AM-2AM in the morning, while watching TV, a bright object though our window caught my eye. The window was on the north s 1/28/99
7/15/74 22:30 New Albany IN Triangle 1|30 min. At 2230, my father and I saw a black triangular shaped object in the sky with three lights, one being green, the other two were red. 1/28/99
7/15/74 22:00 Bridgeview IL Triangle milliseconds Triangular streak SW to NE horizon to horizon with a short zig zag very high altitude extreamly fast distinct shape 1/17/04
7/15/74 22:00 Valencia CA Disk 1-2 minutes Passing by Magic Mountain in Los Angeles, I thought it must be a themepark ride in the sky 9/24/03
7/15/74 21:00 Ottawa IL Unknown 15 sec I was amazed when I came to this site and looked up the date that I saw my strange encounter. Some one posted on the same date that the 4/18/12
7/15/74 21:00 Jacksonville FL Triangle 2hrs taking a picture of night blooming cereus cactus at 9pm. craft came from north over ranche style house. lots were one quarter acre. hov 7/30/02
7/15/74 20:00 Hampton (Virgina Beach amusment park) VA Light 5 seconds Bright ball.Moved from N to S. Reported next day up and down the Eastern seaboard. 6/2/98
7/15/74 19:30 Matheson (Canada) ON Sphere 3 seconds Big Orange sphere traveling very high rate of speed,no noise like a sonic boom,no vapor trail left,no descending like something falling 6/12/02
7/15/74 19:00 Overland Park KS Light 10 seconds 6 to 9 dots of light in uneven formation 8/7/07
7/15/74 17:00 Evanston IL Disk 5 mins An large orange disk hovered quietly over a park a few blocks away to the northwest. 1/17/04
7/15/74 14:00 Carthage MS Unknown 2 Hours The object did not move in the night sky for over an hour and then it streaked across the sky and was gone! 4/13/10
7/15/74 13:00 Vining MN Other 5 minutes The date is approximate as it was long ago, but I'll never forget. I was about 12 years old riding a minibike on a gravel road when an 5/13/03
7/15/74 12:00 Cairns (Australia)
Cigar Approx. 1hr 7/ 74 - Cairns Ql d. Australia - Cigar - 1hr - Watched silver ship stationary in sky for 1hr then took off at great speed into the dis 6/9/09
7/15/74 05:30 Jermyn PA Fireball aprox. 5 seconds Fireball moving northwest to southeast 7/11/00
7/15/74 03:30 Live Oak CA Triangle 5 Minutes Shiny Black Triangle with lights in courners and one in center fly over small town in California. 12/16/05
7/15/74 02:30 Valley Falls KS Egg 3 minutes A yellow egg-shape object slowly decended behind a tree line west of my house. 3/6/01
7/15/74 02:00 Mediterranean Sea
Unknown 25 to 30 min. underwater light outruns one of the US NAVY'S fastest ships and the coverup that insues 6/18/04
7/13/74 Conrath WI Disk 15 minutes Saucer Shaped Vehicle Looked Like Saturn But I could see Windows in it. and it looker like some small people looking back at us. 12/20/12
7/12/74 10:10 Mosinee WI Oval 5 to 15 min this was clear looking and had lights in a band all the way around made no sound and felt like electricity 1/19/05
7/10/74 Marion OH Sphere 3-5 minutes Spherical colored lights swooping and circling over a wheat field. 4/16/05
7/7/74 21:00 Boston MA Circle 5-8 minutes I was on the wheel of a 38' cabin cruiser with two friends on a cruise down Boston Harbor at about 2100 hrs. The harbor reflected the l 4/1/01
7/7/74 03:00 Council Bluffs IA Disk 2:00 HRS. We saw a red light at high altitude zig zag across sky from horizon to horizon, then again hovering slowly over Mo. river area, then cl 4/26/00
7/5/74 23:00 Jackson MS Triangle 10-15 minutes Three bright lights positioned like a jet 's landing lights follow the car in Mississippi. 10/31/03
7/4/74 00:00 North Carolina (Highway 70) NC Circle 1 hour I want to tell the world before iam gone. 12/7/06
7/2/74 22:00 Plantation FL Oval 3 minutes In 1974 my friend and I spotted directly in front of us, a craft approx 75 ft in oval shape hovering about 5 ft. over a funeral home. 4/27/04
7/1/74 21:30 Lynden WA Light 3-5 min It was early evening yet not yet completely dark on a clear night. In an slightly rural area. Our parents and siblins were already in t 10/31/03
7/1/74 20:00 Mishawaka IN Circle 5 MINUTES I was a pizza delivery person back then, working for Rossina Pizza in Mishawaka, Indiana(they still are open). I was driving westbound 4/16/05
7/1/74 20:00 Benton KY Fireball 10-20 seconds Flying Object appeared to be a fire ember 2/24/07
7/1/74 16:00 San Pedro Sula (Honduras)
Oval .25 Seing is believing! 2/24/07
7/1/74 06:00 Maple Valley WA Light 2hrs I saw a light shining through the clouds that looked like the inside of a reflector telescope, with a dark rounded off square with a da 4/26/00