On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st general striking in Luxembourg since 1942
  • Israel announces loss of Bar-Lev defense line in Suez Canal
  • Warriors-Cavalier game in Cleveland postponed because of wet floors

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Ofodile, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Brandon Pollard, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Carlos Pavón, Honduran footballer (Real España), born in El Progreso, Honduras
  • Dexter McCleon, American football cornerback (St Louis Rams), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Erin Daniels, American actress (The L Word), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody), born in Pisa, Italy
  • Terry Balsamo, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Tampa, Florida

Famous Divorces

  • Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years