The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2029. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1973
- January 14, 1973 – Elvis Presley’s concert Aloha from Hawaii is broadcast live via satellite, and sets the record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
- February 3, 1973 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Ox in Chinese astrology.
- May 5, 1973 – Secretariat wins the 1973 Kentucky Derby in 1:59 2/5, an as-yet unbeaten record.
- 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.
- July 21, 1973 – In the Lillehammer affair in Norway, Israeli Mossad agents kill a waiter whom they mistakenly thought was involved in the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre.
- October 5, 1973 – Signature of the European Patent Convention.
- October 6, 1973 – Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
- October 17, 1973 – OPEC imposes an oil embargo against a number of Western countries, considered to have helped Israel in its war against Egypt and Syria.
- December 15, 1973 – John Paul Getty III, grandson of American billionaire J. Paul Getty, is found alive near Naples, Italy, after being kidnapped by an Italian gang on July 10.
- December 21, 1973 – The Geneva Conference on the Arab–Israeli conflict opens.
Who Were Born On 1973?
- February 23, 1973 – Jeff Nordgaard, American-Polish basketball player
- March 4, 1973 – Linus of Hollywood, American singer-songwriter and producer (Size 14 and Nerf Herder)
- March 21, 1973 – Vanessa Branch, English-American model and actress
- May 13, 1973 – Bridgett Riley, American boxer and stuntwoman
- May 18, 1973 – Donyell Marshall, American basketball player and coach
- July 7, 1973 – Kailash Kher, Indian singer-songwriter and director
- September 22, 1973 – Blake Sennett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Rilo Kiley and The Elected)
- September 23, 1973 – Ingrid Fliter, Argentinian pianist
- October 6, 1973 – Ioan Gruffudd, Welsh actor
- October 29, 1973 – Éric Messier, Canadian ice hockey player