On This Day

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)

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94
1973 Highlights

About December 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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