What Happened on April 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Government ends Mandatory Oil Import Program, established in 1959 by President Eisenhower

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Brooks, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Haile Gebrselassie, Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)
  • James "Jamie" Koven, rower (Olympics-5th-1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey

Famous Weddings

  • American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby