What Happened on December 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • Akron Ohio's Chamber of Commerce terminates itself from Soap Box Derby

Gulag Archipelago

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn publishes "Gulag Archipelago" - a literary investigation of the police-state system in the Soviet Union

  • Comet Kohoutek at perihelion
  • US President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Taylor, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Houston, Texas
  • Garth John Da Silva, heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Herborg Kråkevik, Norwegian singer and actress, born in Jondal, Norway

Seth Meyers (49 years old)

American actor, comedian, writer and producer (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live), born in Evanston,, Illinois

Born in 1973

About December 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade