On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1973

Historical Events

  • Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed
  • Teri Garr plays role of a stripper on "The Nurse"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernd Schneider, German footballer
  • Eli Marrero, American baseball player
  • Scott Rehberg, tackle (New England Patriots)

Famous Deaths

  • Mirra Richard [The Mother], French-born Indian spiritual leader (Sri Aurobindo), dies at 95
1973 Highlights

About November 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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