What Happened on December 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st picture of a comet from space (Comet Kohoutek-Skylab)
  • AFC Championship Game: Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders 27-10
  • NFC Championship Game: Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas Cowboys 27-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Ato Boldon, Trinidadian athlete
  • Don Reid, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101