Historical Events In 1973
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Mar 05 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
Mar 07 On this day in history andre de Meulemeester, Belg WW I pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78
Mar 07 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory in the year 1973.
Mar 07 In the year 1973 pulitzer prize awarded to Eudora Welty (Optimist's Daughter)
Mar 07 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh on this day in history.
Mar 08 Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/US longest, opens in the year 1973.
Mar 08 On this day in history gordon Leggat, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 351 runs at 21 93), dies
Mar 08 On this day in history paul &Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis
Mar 08 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 09 On this day in history canada starts direct air service with Federal Republic of Germany and People's Republic of China
Mar 10 On this day in history morocco adopts constitution
Mar 10 In the year 1973 richard Sharples, governor of Bermuda, assassinated
Mar 12 In the year 1973 esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
Mar 13 Stacy Harris, actor (NOPD, Doorway to Danger), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1973 syria adopts constitution
Mar 14 On this day in history liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
Mar 14 Murat B "Chic" Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Mar 15 Alberta Indians awarded $190,000 settlement in back payment of ammunition money promised to them under their 1877 treaty; sum of $2,000 should have been paid annually on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1973 carl Benton Reid, actor (Burke's Law), dies at 82
Mar 15 On this day in history dedication of the Memorial to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) on Anzac Parade, Canberra, by His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh The memorial sculpture was commissioned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the RAAF on 31mar1921
Mar 16 On this day in history carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79
Mar 17 In the year 1973 geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81
Mar 17 In the year 1973 luzon, Philippine Islands a 7.5 earthquake killed 14, injured 100, and caused an estimated $2 million in damage
Mar 17 Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge in the year 1973.
Mar 17 St Patrick's Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday in the year 1973.
Mar 18 Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82 in the year 1973.
Mar 19 On this day in history dean tells Nixon, "There is a cancer growing on the Presidency"
Mar 20 On this day in history on the Kerguelen-Gausberg Rise a 5.4 earthquake, the first instrumental epicenter associated with this structure and is located in the Antarctic plate 1,800 kilometers from the nearest seismic belt
Mar 21 On this day in history antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
Mar 21 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals in the year 1973.
Mar 23 On this day in history ken Maynard, actor (Phantom Rancher, $50,000 Reward), dies at 77
Mar 23 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 23 On this day in history yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in US