October 18, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Congress authorizes bi-centennial quarter, half-dollar & dollar coin
  • Nobel prize for Economic Sciences awarded to American Wassily Leontief

Deaths in History

  • Crane Wilbur, American director and writer (Bat, Canon City, Yellow Cargo), dies at 86
  • Margaret Caroline Anderson, American magazine publisher (b. 1886)
  • Walt Kelly, American cartoonist and animator (Pogo), dies at 60