Historical Events In 1973
Monday, 10 May 2021
Dec 01 In the year 1973 australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
Dec 01 In the year 1973 david Ben-Gurion, founding father of Israel, dies in Tel Aviv at 87
Dec 03 On this day in history michael O'Shea, actor (Denny- It's a Great Life), dies at 67
Dec 03 In the year 1973 pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet)
Dec 04 Michael O'Shea, actor (Smart Woman), dies of heart attack at 67 in the year 1973.
Dec 05 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
Dec 06 In the year 1973 gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew
Dec 06 On this day in history justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
Dec 07 In the year 1973 wings release "Band on the Run"
Dec 10 In the year 1973 earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81
Dec 11 Karen and Richard Carpenter received a gold record for their single, Top of the World in the year 1973.
Dec 14 In the year 1973 yitzhak Edel, composer, dies at 77
Dec 15 Jean Paul Getty III, grandson of billionaire J. Paul Getty, is found alive in southern Italy five months after his kidnapping on this day in history.
Dec 15 Orest Alexandrovich Evlahkov, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history pirates of Caribbean opens at Disneyland
Dec 16 On this day in history o.J. Simpson becomes first NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season
Dec 16 On this day in history syd Barnes, cricketer (13 Tests for Australia 1938-48), dies
Dec 17 In the year 1973 charles G Abbot, US astronomer (Sun Constant), dies at 101
Dec 18 Giulio Cesare Brero, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Dec 18 Soyuz 13 launched into Earth orbit for 8 days in the year 1973.
Dec 20 On this day in history bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37
Dec 21 In the year 1973 israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva
Dec 22 On this day in history domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
Dec 22 In the year 1973 pierre Berton quoted in Canadian Magazine as saying, "A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe."
Dec 23 On this day in history "The Young and the Restless" premiers on TV
Dec 23 On this day in history 6 Persian Gulf nations double their oil prices
Dec 23 In the year 1973 arthur Richardson, cricketer (9 Tests 1924-26), dies
Dec 24 Ferryboat capsized off coast of Equador, drowning 200 in the year 1973.
Dec 25 In the year 1973 tommy Chambers (Scotland) finishes 51 yr cycle tour (799,405 miles)
Dec 26 2 Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record 7 hours in the year 1973.
Dec 26 Harold B Lee, US head of Mormon Church, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Dec 26 Soyuz 13 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Dec 27 LA Dodgers announce night games will start at 7:30 instead of 8 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Gulag Archipelago, an expose' of the Soviet prison system, is published by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on this day in history.