On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1973

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's second album "The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle"

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Bowen, Canadian NHL defenceman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Port Alice, British Columbia
  • Terrance Shaw, American NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers), born in Marshall, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish Chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 78
  • Stringbean [David Akeman], American banjoist and comedian (Hee Haw), dies at 58
1973 Highlights

About November 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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