What Happened on October 22, 1973

Historical Events

  • Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon
  • Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War

Famous Birthdays

Ichiro Suzuki (49 years old)

Japanese baseball right fielder (most career base hits 4,367; AL MVP 2001; MLB All-Star 2001–10; NPB All-Star 1994–2000), born in Kasugai, Japan

Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Pablo Casals [Pau Casals i Defilló], Spanish cellist, conductor and composer, dies at 96

About October 22, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), Veterans Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  • UK #1 Song: Daydreamer/The Puppy Song - David Cassidy