What Happened on October 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leo Durocher resigns as Houston Astro manager

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Jana Henke, German swimmer
  • John Thomson, American baseball player
  • Rachid Chékhémani, French runner
  • Rodney Kite-Powell, historian

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Devlin, actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 74