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1973

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Major Events of 1973

1973 (Roman Numerals: MCMLXXIII) was the 73rd year of the 20th century. 1973 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Monday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1973.
News Events of 1973

Israel defeats Arabs in Yom Kippur War.

United States and North Vietnam sign peace agreement (Paris Peace Treaty).

Oil price doubled by Persian Gulf states.

General Pinochet overthrows the elected Allende government in Chile in a violent coup.

Britain, Ireland and Denmark join European Economic Community.

British TV networks introduce first teletext system.

World Trade Center in New York City, is dedicated.

World Trade Center


Burglars are caught breaking into Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate complex. US President Richard Nixon eventually resigns as a result of the scandal.

Richard M. Nixon


Skylab is launched.

Skylab


Juan Peron returned to power in Argentina.

The Syndey Opera House opens in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Opera House


The Six Million Dollar Man makes its TV debut.

UK, Ireland and Denmark joined the European Union.

Papua New Guinea gains self-government from Australia.

Bahamas independent from UK.

The Pioneer 10 space probe sends back the first close-up pictures of Jupiter.

Sears Tower in Chicago becomes the world's tallest building.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah of Afghanistan is deposed while out of the country for surgery.

US Supreme Court delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, which legalizes elective abortion in all US States.

Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic.

Concorde




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