What Happened on September 23, 1973

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Argentine General Elections - former Argentine President Juan Perón returns to power

  • Largest known prime number, 2 ^ 132,049-1, is found with computer aid by David Slowinski; holds as largest until 1985

Famous Birthdays

  • Ingrid Fliter, Argentinian concert pianist, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Borguñó, Spanish pianist, composer, choral director, and pedagogue, dies at 89

Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda (1904-1973)

Chilean poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971), dies of heart failure at 69


1973 Highlights

About September 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We're An American Band - Grand Funk
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Level - Simon Park Orchestra