What Happened on December 22, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • OPEC Gulf Six decides to raise the posted price of marker crude from $5.12 to $11.65 per barrel effective January 1, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Pelletier, 3m diver (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jamel Williams, safety (Washington Redskins)

Famous Deaths

  • Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87
  • Irna Phillips, creator of 5 TV soap operas, dies at 72