What Happened on April 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Government ends Mandatory Oil Import Program, established in 1959 by President Eisenhower

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Famous Weddings

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