On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1973

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" special premieres on CBS TV

  • OLADE (Latin American Energy Organization) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Graham, Australian Football League ruckman and executive (Geelong, Western Bulldogs) and NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals), born in Geelong, Victoria
  • Jason Smith, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (1,008 NHL games; NJ Devils, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Lee O’Denat, American internet entrepreneur (WorldStarHipHop.com), born in Queens, New York (d. 2017)
  • Marisol Nichols, American actress (Riverdale), born in Rogers Park, Illinois
  • Tobias Ringborg, Swedish violinist and conductor, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Neale, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Virginia; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles) and MLB outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), dies at 81
1973 Highlights

About November 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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