On This Day

March 14, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future US senator John McCain is released after spending over five years in a North Vietnamese prisoner of war camp

US Senator John McCain
US Senator
John McCain
  • Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland

Deaths in History

  • Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (Harvard Mark I computer), dies at 73
  • Murat B "Chic" Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72