On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1973

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2

Historic Event

US Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns after pleading no contest to allegations of tax fraud

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Shantz, Canadian NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Duchess, Alberta, Canada
  • John Mobley, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Mario Lopez, American actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell), born in San Diego, California
  • Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Albe [Renaut A. Joostens], Flemish writer (Paradise Bird), dies at 71
  • Ludwig von Mises, Austrian-American Economist (The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality), dies at 92
1973 Highlights

About October 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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