On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1973

Historical Events

  • CBS radio begins on the hour news, 24 hours a day
  • ITT admits to asking CIA to influence Chilean presidential election
  • Launch of the LexisNexis computerized legal research service.

Famous Birthdays

  • Roselyn Sanchez, Puerto Rican actress, born in San Juan

Famous Deaths

  • Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor, dies at 74
1973 Highlights

About April 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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