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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew

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
1973 Highlights

About October 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra