What Happened in 1973 (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 763

  • Oct 20 Mariette Hartley appears on Bob Newhart in "Have You Met Miss Dietz"
  • Oct 20 OPEC oil embargo begins

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Oct 20 President Nixon proclaims Jim Thorpe greatest athlete of 1st ½ century

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe

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Oct 20 Queen Elizabeth II opens Sydney Opera House

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Oct 20 US president Nixon fires Watergate accuser Archibald Cox
  • Oct 20 Solicitor Gen Bork, AG Richardson & Deputy AG Ruckelshaus resigned
  • Oct 20 The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass
  • Oct 21 A's manager Dick Williams quits after A's beat Mets in World Series
  • Oct 21 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Golf Classic
  • Oct 21 Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.
  • Oct 21 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Benny Parsons wins
  • Oct 22 Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
  • Oct 22 Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War
  • Oct 23 Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica
  • Oct 23 UN's revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted
  • Oct 23 Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president
  • Oct 23 Arab oil embargo extended to the Netherlands
  • Oct 24 Heavy fog causes 65 car collision killing 9 on NJ Turnpike
  • Oct 24 John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone
  • Oct 24 Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus
  • Oct 25 Chris Wills wins 1st National hang-gliding championship
  • Oct 25 Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock & Vic Harris
  • Oct 25 SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell
  • Oct 26 Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army
  • Oct 26 President Nixon released first White House tapes on Watergate scandal
  • Oct 26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Oct 26 Wings release "Helen Wheels"
  • Oct 27 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
  • Oct 27 Alabama sets offensive record (828 yds), beats Virginia Tech 77-6
  • Oct 28 Elmore Smith of Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record)
  • Oct 28 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • Oct 30 Tom Seaver becomes 1st non-20-game winner to win Cy Young award
  • Oct 30 The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time
  • Oct 31 Tom Seaver wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Oct 31 Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers escape from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin using a hijacked helicopter
  • Nov 1 "Molly" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Nov 1 The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .

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Nov 2 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" airs on CBS TV

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Nov 2 OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms
  • Nov 3 Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury
  • Nov 4 Thousands commemorate former Greek premier Georgios Papandreou
  • Nov 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
  • Nov 4 M Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 4 New Orleans Saints 1st shutout victory, 13-0 vs Buffalo Bills
  • Nov 4 The Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.
  • Nov 5 BART starts SF-Daly City train shuttle service
  • Nov 5 Arab producers announce 25 percent cut in oil production
  • Nov 6 "Man With the Golden Girl" begins shooting
  • Nov 6 Abe Beame elected 1st Jewish mayor of NYC
  • Nov 6 Coleman Young elected Mayor of Detroit
  • Nov 7 NJ becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
  • Nov 7 US & Egypt announce restoration of full diplomatic links
  • Nov 8 Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai
  • Nov 9 Fire at Taiyo dept store, kills 101 & injures 84 (Kumamoto Japan)
  • Nov 9 Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 9 Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • Nov 12 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th String Quartet premieres
  • Nov 13 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances

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Nov 13 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Nov 14 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances
  • Nov 14 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
  • Nov 14 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
  • Nov 15 Egypt & Israel exchange prisoners of war

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 16 John Lennon releases "Mind Games" album

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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Nov 16 US Presidennt Richard Nixon authorizes construction of Alaskan pipeline

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Nov 16 Skylab 4 launched into Earth orbit
  • Nov 17 Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed
  • Nov 17 Teri Garr plays role of a stripper on "The Nurse"
  • Nov 17 US President Richard Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"
  • Nov 18 Greek regime calls emergency crisis due to mass protests
  • Nov 18 Arab oil ministers cancel the scheduled 5 percent cut in production for EEC
  • Nov 19 Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney's PNP doesn't win a chair
  • Nov 19 New York stock market takes sharpest drop in 19 years

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Nov 21 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) wins MLB\'s NL MVP

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Nov 21 US President Richard Nixon's attorney, J Fred Buzhardt, reveals presence of 18½ minute gap in a White House tape recording related to Watergate
  • Nov 22 The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
  • Nov 23 Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa
  • Nov 25 3 Palestinians hijack KLM B747 above Iraq, to Dubai
  • Nov 25 61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18
  • Nov 25 Bloodless military coup ousts Greek Pres George Papadopoulos
  • Nov 25 Maximum speed limit cut to 55 MPH as an energy conservation measure
  • Nov 26 Nixon's personal sec, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18½ minute gap in a key Watergate tape
  • Nov 27 Gary Matthews wins NL Rookie of Year

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Nov 27 Neil Simon's "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

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Nov 27 US Senate votes 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Nov 27 US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls
  • Nov 28 Arab League summit in Algiers recognizes Palestine
  • Nov 28 Balt Oriole Al Bumbry wins AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 30 M T Ghani scores 104 on FC debut for Commerce Bank (Pak) age 44
  • Nov 30 Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Jim Godman
  • Dec 1 Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea

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Dec 1 Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year

  • Dec 1 Jan Ferraris wins LPGA-Japan Golf Classic
  • Dec 1 Stan Stasiak beats Pedro Morales in Philadelphia, to become WWF champ
  • Dec 1 38th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 35-0 in Birmingham
  • Dec 2 62nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (5-0)
  • Dec 2 Capital Centre (USAir Arena) in Washington, D.C. opens
  • Dec 2 US Air Arena opens in Landover Maryland, Bullets beat Seattle, 98-96
  • Dec 3 Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet) [Dec 4-GMT]
  • Dec 5 Cubs' Ron Santo became 1st baseball player to veto his trade

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,252

  • Jun 15 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Jun 15 Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)

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Jun 15 Neil Patrick Harris, actor (Doogie Howser MD), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Jun 15 Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 15 Pia Miranda, Australian actress
  • Jun 15 Greg Vaughan, American actor
  • Jun 16 Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 16 Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
  • Jun 16 Eddie Cibrian [Edward Carl], American actor (Sunset Beach, Third Watch), born in Burbank, California
  • Jun 17 Louis Leterrier, French film director
  • Jun 17 Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
  • Jun 17 Christian Claudio, Puerto Rican Business Consultant
  • Jun 18 Rayna Stewart, safety/cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jun 18 Tracy Noonan, Lawrence Mass, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 18 Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Jun 18 Julie Depardieu, French actress
  • Jun 19 Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Jun 19 Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 19 Josie Davis, actress (Charles in Charge) [or Jan 16]
  • Jun 19 Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
  • Jun 20 Chino Moreno, American musician (Deftones)
  • Jun 21 Alyson Annan, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 21 Juliette Lewis, actress (Natural Born Killers, Cape Fear), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 21 Merlakia Jones, WNBA guard/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Jun 21 Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 22 Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jun 22 Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Jun 22 Lacy Goranson, Evanston Ind, actress (Becky-Roseanne)
  • Jun 22 Carson Daly, American television personality
  • Jun 23 Mark Larsen, Danish gallop jockey
  • Jun 23 Marie N, Latvian singer
  • Jun 24 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Oly-bronze-98)
  • Jun 24 Michael Cheever, corner (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jun 24 Alexander Beyer, German actor
  • Jun 24 Ji Jin Hee, South Korean actor
  • Jun 25 Milan Hnilicka, hockey goaltender (Team Czech Oly-Gold-1998)
  • Jun 25 Rene Corbet, Victoriaville, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jun 25 Whitney Post, Wayland Mass, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 25 Jamie Redknapp, English footballer
  • Jun 26 Aaron Jackson, actor (Mark Winkle-California Dreams), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 26 Mischa Smoking, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • Jun 26 Reggie Brown, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 26 Gretchen Wilson, American singer
  • Jun 26 Paweł Małaszyński, Polish actor
  • Jun 26 Jussi Sydänmaa, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • Jun 27 Heath Irwin, guard (New England Patriots)
  • Jun 27 Jennifer Brundage, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Jun 27 Wendell Davis, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jun 28 Alberto Berastegui, Spain, tennis star
  • Jun 28 Brian Maisonneuve, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 28 Ingrid Seynhaeve, model (Look of the Year 1991), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun 28 Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete
  • Jun 29 George Hincapie, road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 30 Chan Ho Park, Kong Ju City Korea, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 30 Dodda Ganesh, cricketer (Karnataka & India pace bowler 1997)
  • Jul 1 Malina Milson, Australian softball 1st baseman (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Jul 2 Peter Kay, British comedian
  • Jul 3 Adrian Aucoin, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 3 Devin Bush, NFL strong safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 3 Fred Rodriguez, Bogota Colombia, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Jul 3 Johnny Terris, Canadian actor and director
  • Jul 3 Patrick Wilson, American actor ( Angels in America), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Jul 4 Justin Ring, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 4 Gackt, Japanese singer
  • Jul 4 Keiko Ihara, Japanese racing driver
  • Jul 4 Michael Johnson, English-born Jamaican footballer
  • Jul 4 Jan Magnussen, Danish racing driver
  • Jul 5 Christy Rowe, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 5 Michael Sykora, Pardubice CZE, NHL defenseman (Sharks, Oly-gold-98)
  • Jul 5 Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer
  • Jul 5 Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
  • Jul 5 Róisín Murphy, Irish musician
  • Jul 5 René Spies, German bobsledder
  • Jul 6 Karl Ballard, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • Jul 7 Natsuki Takaya, Japanese manga-ka
  • Jul 7 Troy Garity, American actor
  • Jul 7 Matt Mantei, American baseball player
  • Jul 7 Kārlis Skrastiņš, Latvian ice hockey player
  • Jul 8 Kathleen Robertson, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)
  • Jul 9 Katasha Artis, WNBA forward (Charlotte Sting)
  • Jul 9 Kelly Holcomb, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Buccaneers, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Jul 9 Enrique Murciano, American actor
  • Jul 10 Claudius Wright, WLAF CB (London Monarchs)
  • Jul 11 Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands California, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
  • Jul 11 Christine Monge, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 11 Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
  • Jul 11 Andrew Bird, American musician
  • Jul 12 Christian Vieri, Italian footballer
  • Jul 13 Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jul 13 Ariel Silvio Zárate, Argentine footballer
  • Jul 14 Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jul 14 Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
  • Jul 14 Adam Quinn, American bagpipe player
  • Jul 14 Candela Peña, Spanish actress
  • Jul 15 Brian Austin Green, Van Nuys Cal, actor (David-Beverly Hills 90210)
  • Jul 15 Donald Willis, WLAF corner (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jul 15 John Dolmayan, Lebanese-born drummer (System of a Down)
  • Jul 15 Chris Taylor, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser
  • Jul 16 Karla Beteta, Miss Universe-Guatemala (1996)
  • Jul 16 Shaun Pollock, cricketer (son of Peter South African Test quick 1995-)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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