What Happened on October 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army
  • President Nixon released first White House tapes on Watergate scandal
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wings release "Helen Wheels"

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Smith, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Robert Petrovicky, Kosice CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Dallas)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Seth MacFarlane, American animator, television producer (American Dad!, Family Guy) and filmmaker (Ted), born in Kent, Connecticut

  • Taka Michinoku, Japanese professional wrestle