Historical Events In 1973
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Jan 16 USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of the Moon on this day in history.
Jan 17 City of Amsterdam decides to support Hanoi in the year 1973.
Jan 17 On this day in history fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77
Jan 17 On this day in history new Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life
Jan 18 John Cleese's final episode on "Monty Python's Flying Circus," on BBC on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1973 max Adrian, actor (Boy Friend, Her Favorite Husband), dies at 69
Jan 20 Amilcar L Cabral, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered 51 on this day in history.
Jan 21 Canadian actor Leslie Nielson appears in the Ringbanger episode of the TV sitcom M*A*S*H in the year 1973.
Jan 22 In the year 1973 former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) dies at age 64.
Jan 22 In the Roe vs. Wade decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws restricting abortions during the first six months of pregnancy on this day in history.
Jan 22 Lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1973 the Supreme Court announces the famous Roe versus Wade decision, legalizing abortion (in the first six months of pregnancy) in the U.S.
Jan 22 In the year 1973 with Roe vs Wade, US Supreme Court legalizes abortion
Jan 23 Helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for first time in 7,000 years in the year 1973.
Jan 23 Jordan Air crash at Kano, Nigeria kills 176 Moslem pilgrims on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1973 neil Young interrupts his concert to read a message handed to him, announcing the signing of the Vietnam peace accord. "Peace has come," he says; after ten minutes of audience celebration, he launches into his single, Southern Man
Jan 23 President Nixon announced that U.S. troops would cease fighting in Vietnam at midnight Jan. 27 on this day in history.
Jan 23 U.S. President Richard Nixon announces the end of U.S. involvement in Vietnam in the year 1973.
Jan 24 In the year 1973 alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies
Jan 24 In the year 1973 canada joins the International Commission for Control and Supervision in Vietnam for 60-day period; ICCS a truce-observance commission; with Hungary, Poland, Indonesia.
Jan 24 On this day in history warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Jan 25 On this day in history on the British Columbia coast the Freighter Irish Stardust grounds north of Vancouver Island., spilling 378,000 litres of fuel oil, spill spreads 320 km south
Jan 26 On this day in history actor Edward G. Robinson dies at age 79.
Jan 26 Belgium government of Leburton forms on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1973 edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], actor (Little Caesar), dies at 79
Jan 27 In the year 1973 the Vietnam peace accords are signed in Paris.
Jan 27 UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record) in the year 1973.
Jan 27 US &Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war &military draft on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history uS and Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war
Jan 27 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn (her 5th consecutive win)
Jan 27 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
Jan 27 William Rogers &Nguyen Duy Trinh sign US-N Vietnam treaty on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
Jan 28 John Banner, actor (Schultz-Hogan's Heroes), dies on 62nd birthday on this day in history.