November 16, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Skylab 4 launched into Earth orbit

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Presidennt Richard Nixon authorizes construction of Alaskan pipeline

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Divorces in History


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

  • Alan Watts, writer/popularizer of Zen, dies in Calif