On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1973

Historical Events

  • ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics
  • Congress passes & sends a bill to Nixon to lift football's blackout
  • Syrian/Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Arron, French track and field sprinter, born in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe, France
  • Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer (Parma), born in Naples, Italy
  • Kelly Chen, Hong Kong singer and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • Marcelinho Paulista, Brazilian footballer, born in Cotia, Brazil
  • Philip Dulebohn, American figure skater (Olynpic Gold 2003), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men, Kings Row, Bus Stop), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 57
1973 Highlights

About September 13, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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