On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Pajama Game" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • Arab oil ministers announce a further production cut of 5 percent for January for non-friendly countries
  • NFL St. Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons
  • Sunningdale Agreement in Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Stacey Abrams, American politician, lawyer and voting rights activist, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Tony Batista, Dominican baseball infielder (Oakland A's), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
1973 Highlights

About December 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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