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.
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Roselyn Sanchez, Puerto Rican actress, born in San Juan
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

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

About April 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 28 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