What Happened on August 8, 1973

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

US Vice President Spiro Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. Vowed not to resign.

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Stapp, American rock singer and lyricist (Creed), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Senta Moses, American actress
  • Shane Lee, Australian cricketer (NSW, Somerset and Australian), born in Wollongong, Australia
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author (The Emigrants) and historian, dies at 74
1973 Highlights

About August 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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