On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st picture of a comet from space (Comet Kohoutek-Skylab)

Sport awardAFC Championship

AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders, 27-10

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas Cowboys, 27-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Ato Boldon, Trinidadian athlete
  • Don Reid, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Henri-Paul Busser, composer, dies at 101