What Happened on February 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Case, American artist
  • Lars-Olof Johansson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Huskvarna, Sweden
  • Robert Pipkins, American luge racer (Olympics 1994), born in Buffalo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)