What Happened on December 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 13 launched into Earth orbit for 8 days
  • Yanks sign Dick Williams as manager, overturned later by AL Pres

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Washington, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens)
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Julio César Brero [or Giulio Cesare], Italian-born Argentine composer (Novella), and lawyer, dies at 64
  • Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher, dies at 65

About December 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade