On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1973

Historical Events

  • BYU receiver Jay Miller sets an NCAA football single game record with 22 catches (for 263 yards) en route to a 56-21 victory over New Mexico at Cougar Stadium, Provo, Utah
  • Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, 1st mission to Mercury

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Fogle, British broadcaster and author (Channel 5, BBC), born in London, England
  • Mick Thomson, American heavy metal guitarist (Slipknot), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Sticky Fingaz [Kirk Jones], American hardcore rapper (Oynx), born in the Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Arturo de Córdova [Arturo García Rodríguez], Mexican actor (Medal for Benny), dies from a stroke at 66
  • Marc Allégret, French director and screenwriter (b. 1900)
1973 Highlights

About November 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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