On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1973

Historical Events

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

AFC Championship

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

  • 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
1973 Highlights

About December 30, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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