What Happened on December 31, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 40th Sugar Bowl: #3 Notre Dame beats #1 Alabama, 24-23
  • Johan Cruyff chosen European Football Player of theYear

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Myden, 200m/400m swimmer (Oly-2 bronze-96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • George Jones, running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Hiroyuki Miura, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Malcolm Middleton, Scottish musician (Arab Strap)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

MLB executive Tony La Russa (29) weds Elaine Coker

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa