What Happened on December 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • AL pres Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees
  • Dutch Antillean government of Evertsz forms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard
Ice Hockey Great
Henri Richard

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Stokes, WLAF offensive linesman (Rhein Fire)
  • Cory Stillman, Peterborough, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Jenny Boucek, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Muadianvita Kazadi, linebacker (St Louis Rams)

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37
  • Luis Carrero Blanco, PM of Spain (1973), assassinated by ETA