What Happened on October 1, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Baseball Hall of Fame player and manager Leo Durocher ends his 45 year career in the sport when he resigns as Houston Astros manager

  • USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Rodney Kite-Powell, historian

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Devlin, American actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), dies at 77
1973 Highlights

About October 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Half-Breed - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Level - Simon Park Orchestra