What Happened on December 6, 1973

Historical Events

  • Bahrain's constitution goes into effect

Election of Interest

Gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected Vice President, succeeds Spiro Agnew who resigned over corruption allegations

  • NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington, D.C. (doesn't happen)
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Rebekah "Bekah" Mercer, American "Mercer Family Foundation" director and Republican donor, born in Yorktown Heights, New York
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Justus Hermann Wetzel, German composer, dies at 94

About December 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Top Of The World - Carpenters
  • UK #1 Song: I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter