On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1973

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

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
  • Terrell Fletcher, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Tony Bui, Vietnamese-American film director (Three Seasons), born in Saigon, Vietnam
1973 Highlights

About September 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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