On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1973

Historical Events

  • "No, No Nanette" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 861 performances
  • An International inspection team is sent to Vietnam to observe progress on the Paris truce agreement
  • British Army snipers shoot dead a Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer and three civilians at the junction in Belfast during the 'Troubles' in N Ireland
  • Comic strip "Hagar The Horrible" by Dik Browne debuts
  • Islanders & Sabres had a penalty free game
  • Manfred Kokot runs world record 50m indoor (5.61 sec)
  • Reshef, Israel's missile boat, unveiled

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar De La Hoya, American boxer (Olympic gold 1992, 6-weight world champion), born in Los Angeles, California
1973 Highlights

About February 4, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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