What Happened on December 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bahrain's constitution goes into effect

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected Vice President, succeeds Spiro Agnew who resigned over corruption allegations

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew
  • NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington, D.C. (doesn't happen)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rebekah "Bekah" Mercer, American "Mercer Family Foundation" director and Republican donor, born in Yorktown Heights, New York
  • Tim Kohn, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)

Famous Deaths

  • Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
  • Robert A Watson-Watt, Scottish developer of the radar in WWII, dies at 81