What Happened on April 14, 1973

Historical Events

  • Acting FBI director L. Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal
  • Ireland edges France, 6-4 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin to create a 5-way tie for the Five Nations Rugby Championship; each nation wins their 2 home matches

Famous Birthdays

Adrien Brody (50 years old)

American actor (The Pianist, The Grand Budapest Hotel), born in New York City

  • David Miller, American tenor (Il Divo), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Roberto Ayala, Argentine soccer defender (116 caps; Napoli, Valencia, Real Zaragoza; Olympic gold 2004), born in Paraná, Argentina
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Magda Janssens, Flemish actress (Nederlands in 7 Lessons), dies at 88
  • Minna Gombell, American actress dies at 80

About April 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia - Vicki Lawrence
  • UK #1 Song: Get Down - Gilbert O'sullivan