On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1973

Historical Events

  • "Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne" by Looking Glass peaks at #33
  • "We're An American Band" by Grand Funk peaks at #1
  • Insurance ind announces auto racers get into more highway accidents
  • Soyuz 12 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Scout Niblett, British singer-songwriter, born in Stone, England

Famous Deaths

  • W. H. Auden, Anglo-American poet (The Age of Anxiety), dies at 66
1973 Highlights

About September 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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