Historical Events In 1973
Friday, 19 August 2022
Jan 01 On this day in history 47th Australian Women's Tennis Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75)
Jan 01 On this day in history britain becomes a member of the European Economic Community
Jan 01 On this day in history britain, Ireland & Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market
Jan 01 West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta) on this day in history.
Jan 03 George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1973 cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79
Jan 05 On this day in history mali & Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel
Jan 05 Netherlands recognizes German Democratic Republic in the year 1973.
Jan 05 On this day in history ottawa protests US air raids on Hanoi and Haiphong, North Vietnam.
Jan 06 "Schoolhouse Rock," premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock on this day in history.
Jan 07 British Darts Organization founded in North London on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1973 greg Chappell's best Test bowling, 5-61 vs Pakistan at SCG
Jan 08 On this day in history secret peace talks between US & North Vietnam resumed near Paris
Jan 08 USSR launches Luna 21 for Moon landing in the year 1973.
Jan 09 Heather Berson is born in California in the year 1973.
Jan 09 Luna 21 launched, to Moon on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1973 gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die
Jan 11 In the year 1973 famous victory at the SCG Pakistan chasing 158 all out 106
Jan 11 Isabel Randolph, actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83 in the year 1973.
Jan 11 On this day in history the designated hitter rule is added to Major League Baseball teams in the American League.
Jan 11 In the year 1973 trial of the Watergate burglars begins in Washington DC
Jan 11 Trial of the Watergate burglars begins in Washington, DC in the year 1973.
Jan 12 Yassar Arafat is re-elected to lead the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the year 1973.
Jan 14 Grateful Dead bass player, Phil Lesh, busted for drugs in California on this day in history.
Jan 14 Tap dancer Ray Castle measured at 1440 taps/minutes on BBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 14 The Miami Dolphins become the first NFL team to have a perfect season, remaining undefeated after beating the Washington Redskins 14-7 in Super Bowl VII in the year 1973.
Jan 15 4 Watergate burglars plead guilty in federal court on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history gene Shalit joins the Today Show panel
Jan 15 Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68 in the year 1973.
Jan 15 In the year 1973 pope Paul VI has an audience with Golda Meir at Vatican
Jan 15 On this day in history president Nixon suspends all US offensive action in North Vietnam
Jan 15 In the year 1973 u.S. President Richard Nixon suspends American hostilities in North Vietnam, as peace negotiations move forward.
Jan 16 NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza" on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65