1973

   

 
     
Riding in the wagon
 
Building a snowman with my sister Kristy
  Just chilling with Kristy   In the pool with Kris and Dad  

 

Sports History
..Philadelphia Phillies (MBL) ..71-91  
..Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) ..37-30-11
..Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) ..5-8-1
..Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) ..9-73
..Philadelphia Atoms (NASL) soccer ..9-8-2 .. NASL Champions
..Penn State (College Football) ..12-0


What Happened This Year?
01/06/1973 - "Schoolhouse Rock," premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock
01/11/1973 - American League adopts designated hitter rule
01/11/1973 - Trial of Watergate burglars begins in Wash DC
01/27/1973 - US & Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest US war & milt draft
01/30/1973 - 1st Kiss concert (Queens NY)
02/26/1973 - Triple Crown horse Secretariat bought for a record $5.7m
03/06/1973 - In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter
.................... (he hits 2 HRs & knocks in 7 RBIs)
03/27/1973 - 45th Academy Awards - "Godfather," Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support
.....................of .Indians
04/14/1973 - Acting FBI director L Patrick Gray resigns after admitting he destroyed evidence in the Watergate scandal
05/04/1973 - 1st TV network female nudity-Steambath (PBS)-Valerie Perrine
05/04/1973 - Longest game in Veterans' Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20
05/17/1973 - Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings
07/10/1973 - Bahamas declares Independence from UK & adopts constitution
07/23/1973 - Pres Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes of conversations in the White House relevant to the ....................Watergate investigation
08/17/1973 - Willie Mays hits 660th & last HR (off Don Gullett of Cincinnati)
08/22/1973 - Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as min of Foreign affairs
08/28/1973 - "Monster Mash" goes gold
10/09/1973 - Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
10/10/1973 - VP Spiro T Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns
10/18/1973 - Congress authorizes bi-centennial quarter, half-dollar & dollar coin
11/07/1973 - NJ becomes 1st state to allow girls into little league
11/17/1973 - Pres Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their.pres is a crook. Well, I'm not a .....................crook"
12/06/1973 - Gerald Ford sworn-in as 1st unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew
12/16/1973 - O J Simpson becomes 1st NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season