Today in History for 20th October 1973

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 7 of 7

- Mariette Hartley appears on Bob Newhart in "Have You Met Miss Dietz"
- OPEC oil embargo begins
- President Nixon proclaims Jim Thorpe greatest athlete of 1st ½ century
- Queen Elizabeth II opens Sydney Opera House
- Solicitor Gen Bork, AG Richardson & Deputy AG Ruckelshaus resigned
- The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass
- US president Nixon fires Watergate accuser Archibald Cox

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Scott Goodman, Hobart Tasmania Aus, 200m butterfly swimmer (Oly-br-96)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

- Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty

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