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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1973.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1973: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1973?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1973 George Foreman knocks out Jose Roman in the first round to retain heavyweight title in Japan.
  • 02 Sep 1973 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic
  • 03 Sep 1973 General Walters, ends term as acting Director of CIA
  • 04 Sep 1973 William E Colby, becomes 10th Director of CIA
  • 05 Sep 1973 Desert Song opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 06 Sep 1973 New York Times reports almost all Superfecta harness racing run at Yonkers, Roosevelt and Monticello from January to March of 1973 were fixed.
  • 07 Sep 1973 Jackie Stewart becomes Formula 1 world champion
  • 08 Sep 1973 87th US Womens Tennis: M S Court beats E Goolagong Cawley (76 57 62)
  • 09 Sep 1973 93rd US Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats Jan Kodes (64 16 46 62 62)
  • 10 Sep 1973 Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton.
  • 12 Sep 1973 Two bettors win the largest US Daily Double (US$19,909.60 in Detroit, Michigan).
  • 13 Sep 1973 Syrian / Israeli dogfight over Mediterranean Sea
  • 14 Sep 1973 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s
  • 15 Sep 1973 Star Trek-Animated premieres on TV
  • 16 Sep 1973 Desert Song closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 18 Sep 1973 German FR and German DR admitted to UN
  • 19 Sep 1973 Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
  • 20 Sep 1973 Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season.
  • 21 Sep 1973 Jackson Pollocks painting Blue Poles sold for $2,000,000
  • 22 Sep 1973 Little Night Music opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
  • 23 Sep 1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Open
  • 24 Sep 1973 Guinea-Bissau declares its independence from Portugal.
  • 25 Sep 1973 Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium
  • 26 Sep 1973 Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors.
  • 27 Sep 1973 Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season
  • 28 Sep 1973 Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
  • 29 Sep 1973 Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne by Looking Glass peaks at #33
  • 30 Sep 1973 4th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54

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Movies

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Charley Varrick

Charley Varrick

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andrew Robinson

Country: United States of America

Mean Streets

Mean Streets

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson

Country: United States of America

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Bobby

Bobby

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Pran, Prem Nath

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1973?
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The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field

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This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles

The Sovereign State Of Itt by Anthony Sampson

The Sovereign State Of Itt

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A splendid survey of Britain today, a swiftly moving account of the men and institutions running England. Sampson gives a picture of Britain today hardly available from any other source, and

Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt

Curse Of The Kings

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For centuries the tombs of the Pharaos were haunted by a deadly curse. And when two eminent archaeologists have died mysteriously, Judith Osmond was certain that it was the curse at

The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper

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The name on the computer screen is James Barbour Matlock, college professor and Vietnam veteran. He’s Washington’s choice to stop a far-reaching conspiracy in an undercover assignment destined to put his

World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin

World Without End, Amen

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Adrift in New York, an alcoholic cop searches for meaning in his life by revisiting his pastThe department has taken away Dermot Davey’s gun.