November 1973 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .
  • 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 M Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC
  • 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 14 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
  • Nov 15 Egypt & Israel exchange prisoners of war

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • 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 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 12 Mayte Garcia, American dancer
  • Nov 13 Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)
  • Nov 19 Savion Glover, dancer/choreographer (Bring in 'da Noise)
  • Nov 19 Ryukishi07, Japanese mystery writer
  • Nov 19 Takashi Matsumoto, Japanese photographer and business person
  • Nov 27 Jon Runyan, tackle (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Nov 29 Sarah Jones, American playwright

Weddings in History

  • Nov 14 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
  • Nov 30 Sci-fi author Issac Asimov (53) weds second wife psychoanalyst and Sci-fi author Janet Jeppson (47)

Divorces in History

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 16 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov

Deaths in History

  • Nov 4 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75
  • Nov 11 Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish Chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 78

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 13 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli
  • Nov 16 Alan Watts, writer/popularizer of Zen, dies in Calif
  • Nov 17 The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram (b. 1878)
  • Nov 20 Allan Sherman, parodist (Camp Granada, Harvey & Sheila), dies at 48
  • Nov 21 Thomas Pelly, American politician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 23 Constance Talmadge, US comedienne (Her Primitive Lover), dies at 75
  • Nov 24 John Neihardt, American writer (b. 1881)
  • Nov 25 Albert DeSalvo, Boston strangler, stabbed to death in prison
  • Nov 28 Marthe Bibesco, Romanian writer (b. 1886)