On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1973

Historical Events

  • Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

Famous Birthdays

  • Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
  • Lena Headey, British actress (Game of Thrones), born in Hamilton, Bermuda

Person of interestNeve Campbell

Neve Campbell, Canadian actress (Party of 5; Scream), born in Guelph, Ontario

Actress Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell

1973 Highlights

About October 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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