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
  • Emma Caulfield, American actress (Anya in Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in San Diego, California
  • Khaled Badra, Tunisian footballer, born in Kairouan, Tunisia
  • Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, New Zealand 50m/100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Spanish painter (The Three Dancers, Guernica) and sculptor who co-founded the Cubist movement, dies at 91

1973 Highlights

About April 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 23 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