It's about one-fourth the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 74 is 0.237 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 4.22 times that amount.(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
It's about one-fifth the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 74 is 0.21 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 4.8 times that amount.(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
Each McDonald's Big Mac crown bun contains about 350 sesame seeds. McDonald's serves about 1.57 million Big Macs to its customers each day.
It's about five times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, 74 is 4.9 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.2 times that amount.(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.
It's about one-fifth the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
It's about one-fifth the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 74 is 0.156 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 6.41 times that amount.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
During its 19 appearances in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Soviet Union was awarded 473 gold medals. The Union holds the as-yet-unbroken record for gold medals in gymnastics, with 72.
It's about one-tenth the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, 74 is 0.14 times the count of Stores in the Mall of America, and the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 7.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.
It's about eight times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 74 is 8.22222222222 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.121621621622 times that amount.(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.