What Happened on September 28, 1973

Historical Events

  • ITT Building in New York City bombed to protest ITT's involvement in the September 11 1973 coup d'état in Chile.
  • Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Rafalski, American international and NHL ice hockey player, 1999-2011 (New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • Jori Hulkkonen, Finnish electronic musician
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
  • Norma Crane, American actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!), dies of cancer at 44
  • Wystan H Auden, British/American writer (Spain/Platonic Blow), dies at 66

About September 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 5 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