Historical Events on March 8, 1973

About Mar 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 7 days

Historical Events

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Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest and US longest, opens

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Paul & Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis

Musician, Activist and Photographer Linda McCartney
Musician, Activist and Photographer
Linda McCartney
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army undertakes its first operation in Great Britain, planting four car bombs in London; 10 members of PIRA are arrested at Heathrow Airport while trying to leave the country
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site