On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • OPEC discusses raising prices to offset decline of U.S. dollar value
  • Shah of Iran and Consortium members agree to nationalize all assets immediately in return for an assured 20-year supply of Iranian oil

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Zuurman, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Benton Reid, American actor (Pressure Point, In a Lonely Place), dies at 79
  • M Revis, [Willem Fisherman), author (People that Mutiny), dies at 68