February 8 » Capital punishment: The first state execution in the United States by gas chamber takes place in Nevada.
August 28 » The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
October 27 » The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
November 23 » Edwin Hubble's discovery, that the Andromeda "nebula" is actually another island galaxy far outside of our own Milky Way, is first published in The New York Times.
November 27 » In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
December 19 » German serial killer Fritz Haarmann is sentenced to death for a series of murders.
The temperature on July 17, 1973 was between 12.1 °C and 19.2 °C and averaged 15.3 °C. There was 0.6 mm of rain during 0.4 hours. There was 3.4 hours of sunshine (21%). The partly or heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the south-southwest. Source: KNMI
January 22 » In a bout for the world heavyweight boxing championship in Kingston, Jamaica, challenger George Foreman knocks down champion Joe Frazier six times in the first two rounds before the fight is stopped by referee Arthur Mercante.
April 3 » Martin Cooper of Motorola makes the first handheld mobile phone call to Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs.
May 8 » 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 10 » The Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
September 11 » A coup in Chile headed by General Augusto Pinochet topples the democratically elected president Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercises dictatorial power until ousted in a referendum in 1988, staying in power until 1990.
October 8 » Yom Kippur War: Israel loses more than 150 tanks in a failed attack on Egyptian-occupied positions.
The temperature on July 19, 1973 was between 13.3 °C and 19.2 °C and averaged 16.1 °C. There was 2.1 mm of rain during 1.4 hours. There was 2.0 hours of sunshine (12%). The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest. Source: KNMI
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