What Happened on October 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 19 year old American tennis star Chris Evert retains her WTA Tour Championship at Boca Raton, Florida; beats Nancy Richey Gunter 6-3, 6-3 in the final
  • Arab oil embargo extended to the Netherlands

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Richard Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge John Sirica

US Federal Judge John Sirica
US Federal Judge
John Sirica
37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • UN's revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted
  • Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

Famous Birthdays

  • Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Mac Cozier, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Shawn Wooden, free safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sjoerd Sanders, soccer player (PSV/MVV)