On This Day

November 4, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Mark Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC
  • The Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.
  • Thousands commemorate former Greek premier Georgios Papandreou

Deaths in History

  • Karl H. Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75