On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1973

Historical Events

  • Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Reggie Green, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Claire Dodd, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy), dies after illness at 64
  • Constance Talmadge, US comedienne (Her Primitive Lover), dies at 75
  • Paul Newlan, actor (Capt Grey-M Squad), dies
  • Robert Ellis, actor (Curse of King Tut's Tomb), dies at 40
  • Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Tokyo Joe), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 83
1973 Highlights

About November 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius