What Happened on December 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Akron Ohio's Chamber of Commerce terminates itself from Soap Box Derby
  • Alexander Solzhenitsyn publishes "Gulag Archipelago" - a literary investigation of the police-state system in the Soviet Union
  • Comet Kohoutek at perihelion
  • US President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Taylor, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Garth John Da Silva, heavyweight boxer (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Herborg KrĂ„kevik, Norwegian singer and actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Seth Meyers, actor, comedian, writer and producer ("Saturday Night Live") Evanston, Illinois

Comedian and Writer Seth Meyers
Comedian and Writer
Seth Meyers