What Happened on October 31, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers escape from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin using a hijacked helicopter
  • Tom Seaver wins NL Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • David Dellucci, American baseball player
  • Fiona Smith, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)
  • Grigorios Georgatos, Greek footballer
  • Ross Verba, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Tim Byrdak, American baseball player