What Happened on December 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 38th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 35-0 in Birmingham
  • Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year

  • Jan Ferraris wins LPGA-Japan Golf Classic
  • Stan Stasiak beats Pedro Morales in Philadelphia, to become WWF champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Thomas, Chartage Texas, 400m hurdler
  • Jon Theodore, American musician
  • Mia Farrance, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

David Ben-Gurion, founding father of Israel, dies in Tel Aviv at 87

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion