What Happened on December 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs Ron Santo becomes 1st baseball player to invoke 10-5 rule and veto his trade (with the California Angels)
  • Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall

Music releaseAlbum Release

Paul McCartney & Wings release album "Band on the Run"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Corissa Yasen, WNBA forward/guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • LuboŇ° Motl, Czech physicist
  • Shalom Harlow, model (House of Style, Harper's Bazaar), born in Toronto, Ontario