On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers escape from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin using a hijacked helicopter
  • Tom Seaver wins NL Cy Young Award

Famous Birthdays

  • David Dellucci, American baseball player, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Fiona Smith, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Grigorios Georgatos, Greek footballer, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • Ross Verba, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Tim Byrdak, American baseball player, born in Oak Lawn, Illinois