October 20, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • OPEC oil embargo begins
  • President Nixon discharges Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox and accepts the resignations of Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William D. Ruckelshaus
  • The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass
  • US president Nixon fires Watergate accuser Archibald Cox