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1973 Calendar

1973 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1973 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 3, 1973 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Ox in Chinese astrology.
  •  May 8, 1973 – A 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota ends with the surrender of the militants.
  •  May 25, 1973 – HNS Velos (D-16), while participating in a NATO exercise and in order to protest against the dictatorship in Greece, anchored at Fiumicino, Italy, refusing to return to Greece.
  •  July 5, 1973 – Catastrophic BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) in Kingman, Arizona, following a fire that broke out as propane is being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank, kills 11 firefighters.
  •  July 10, 1973 – John Paul Getty III, grandson of oil magnate J. Paul Getty, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy.
  •  September 19, 1973 – King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has his investiture.
  •  October 5, 1973 – Signature of the European Patent Convention.
  •  October 19, 1973 – President Richard Nixon rejects an Appeals Court decision that he turn over the Watergate tapes.
  •  October 30, 1973 – The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.
  •  October 31, 1973 – Mountjoy Prison helicopter escape. Three Provisional Irish Republican Army members escape from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, Republic of Ireland aboard a hijacked helicopter that lands in the exercise yard.

Who Were Born On 1973?

  •  February 2, 1973 – Aleksander Tammert, Estonian discus thrower
  •  March 8, 1973 – Justin Thompson, American baseball player
  •  March 21, 1973 – Stuart Nethercott, English footballer
  •  April 2, 1973 – Roselyn Sánchez, Puerto Rican singer, model and actress
  •  April 7, 1973 – Ève Salvail, Canadian model
  •  May 17, 1973 – Josh Homme, American musician and songwriter (Queens of the Stone Age)
  •  June 12, 1973 – Jason Caffey, American basketball player
  •  July 12, 1973 – Christian Vieri, Italian footballer
  •  August 12, 1973 – Richard Reid, British terrorist (the “Shoe Bomber”)
  •  December 28, 1973 – Herborg Kråkevik, Norwegian singer and actress