On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • AL pres Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees
  • Dutch Antillean government of Evertsz forms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard
Ice Hockey Great
Henri Richard

Famous Birthdays

  • Cory Stillman, Canadian NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Peterborough, Canada
  • Jenny Boucek, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Muadianvita Kazadi, American football linebacker (St Louis Rams), born in Zaire

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Darin [Walden Robert Cassotto], American singer (Mack the Knife), dies of a heart attack at 37
  • Luis Carrero Blanco, Prime Minister of Spain (1973), assassinated by ETA