On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1973

Historical Events

  • Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Gonzalez, American infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Miami, Florida
  • Khaled Badra, Tunisian footballer
  • Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, 50m/100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (The Young Ladies of Avignon, Guernica), dies at 91

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso

1973 Highlights

About April 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries