On This Day

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

  • Jason Williams, Gonzales LA, baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Keith Washington, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens)

Famous Deaths

  • Julio C├ęsar Brero [or Giulio Cesare], Italian-born Argentine composer and lawyer (Novella), dies at 64
  • Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher, dies at 65
1973 Highlights

About December 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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