What Happened on September 14, 1973

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis is awarded a WHA franchise
  • Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s

Event of Interest

US President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout

1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lincoln [Clutterbuck], English actor (The Walking Dead), born in London, England
  • Linvoy Primus, English footballer (Charlton Athletic, Barnet), born in Forest Gate, England
  • Mike Ward, French Canadian comedian, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Nas [Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones] American rapper (It Was Written; "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Tony Bui, Vietnamese-American film director (Three Seasons), born in Saigon, Vietnam
Born in 1973

About September 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Delta Dawn - Helen Reddy
  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Donny Osmond