What Happened on October 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NLCS game 3 brawl between Cins' Pete Rose & NY Met Bud Harrelson

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • OPEC meets with oil companies to discuss revision of 1971 Tehran agreement and oil prices; negotiations fail.
  • Spyris Markezinis forms government in Greece

Famous Birthdays

  • Donnie Abraham, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Toby Haenen, Hobart Tasmania Aus, backstroke swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • Tracy Bonner, Webster Texas, diver (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel Marcel, writer, dies