What Happened on October 26, 1973

Historical Events

  • Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army
  • President Nixon releases first White House tapes on Watergate scandal
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wings release single "Helen Wheels"
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Smith, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Róbert Petrovický, Slovak NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Dallas), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia

Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane (49 years old)

American animator, television producer (American Dad!, Family Guy) and filmmaker (Ted), born in Kent, Connecticut

  • Taka Michinoku, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Morioka, Iwate, Japan
Born in 1973

About October 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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