1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1973rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 973rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1970s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1973 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1973
MCMLXXIII
Ab urbe condita2726
Armenian calendar1422
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԲ
Assyrian calendar6723
Bahá'í calendar129–130
Balinese saka calendar1894–1895
Bengali calendar1380
Berber calendar2923
British Regnal year21 Eliz. 2 – 22 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2517
Burmese calendar1335
Byzantine calendar7481–7482
Chinese calendar壬子(Water Rat)
4669 or 4609
    — to —
癸丑年 (Water Ox)
4670 or 4610
Coptic calendar1689–1690
Discordian calendar3139
Ethiopian calendar1965–1966
Hebrew calendar5733–5734
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2029–2030
 - Shaka Samvat1894–1895
 - Kali Yuga5073–5074
Holocene calendar11973
Igbo calendar973–974
Iranian calendar1351–1352
Islamic calendar1392–1393
Japanese calendarShōwa 48
(昭和48年)
Javanese calendar1904–1905
Juche calendar62
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4306
Minguo calendarROC 62
民國62年
Nanakshahi calendar505
Thai solar calendar2516
Tibetan calendar阳水鼠年
(male Water-Rat)
2099 or 1718 or 946
    — to —
阴水牛年
(female Water-Ox)
2100 or 1719 or 947
Unix time94694400 – 126230399

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Flag of the American Indian Movement

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  • May 1 – An estimated 1,600,000 workers in the United Kingdom stop work in support of a Trades Union Congress "day of national protest and stoppage" against the Government's anti-inflation policy.
 
Sears Tower

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Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore

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Flag of CARICOM

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  • November 1Watergate scandal: Acting Attorney General Robert Bork appoints Leon Jaworski as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor."Attorney General, Prosecutor Picked". The Argus-Press. Associated Press. November 1, 1973.

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ReferencesEdit

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