Historical Events In 1973
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Mar 05 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 in the year 1973.
Mar 06 In the year 1973 paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
Mar 07 Andre de Meulemeester, Belg WW I pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78 on this day in history.
Mar 07 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory on this day in history.
Mar 07 Pulitzer prize awarded to Eudora Welty (Optimist's Daughter) in the year 1973.
Mar 07 On this day in history sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh
Mar 08 Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/US longest, opens on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1973 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 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1973 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 Richard Sharples, governor of Bermuda, assassinated in the year 1973.
Mar 12 On this day in history esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
Mar 13 On this day in history stacy Harris, actor (NOPD, Doorway to Danger), dies at 54
Mar 13 On this day in history syria adopts constitution
Mar 14 On this day in history liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
Mar 14 In the year 1973 murat B "Chic" Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72
Mar 15 On this day in history 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
Mar 15 On this day in history carl Benton Reid, actor (Burke's Law), dies at 82
Mar 15 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 on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79
Mar 17 Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (2 Orphans), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Mar 17 Luzon, Philippine Islands a 7.5 earthquake killed 14, injured 100, and caused an estimated $2 million in damage in the year 1973.
Mar 17 On this day in history queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge
Mar 17 St Patrick's Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday on this day in history.
Mar 18 In the year 1973 lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
Mar 19 Dean tells Nixon, "There is a cancer growing on the Presidency" on this day in history.
Mar 20 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 on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1973 antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
Mar 21 On this day in history frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals
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