What Happened on October 8, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

NLCS game 3 brawl between Cins' Pete Rose & NY Met Bud Harrelson

  • OPEC meets with oil companies to discuss revision of 1971 Tehran agreement and oil prices; negotiations fail.
  • Spyris Markezinis forms government in Greece
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Donnie Abraham, American cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel Marcel, French philosopher and writer, dies at 83

About October 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Half-Breed - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Level - Simon Park Orchestra