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Events from the year 1973 in the United States.

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1973
in
the United States

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Federal GovernmentEdit

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JanuaryEdit

 
Richard Nixon, the President of the United States, began his second term on January 20

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

 
May 3: Sears Tower is completed
 
May 14: Skylab is launched

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

  • August 8 – The death of Dean Corll leads to the discovery of the Houston Mass Murders: 27 boys have been killed by 3 men.
  • August 11 – DJ Kool Herc originates the hip hop music genre in New York City.[3]
  • August 15 – The U.S. bombing of Cambodia ends, officially halting 12 years of combat activity in Southeast Asia.

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

 
October 10: Spiro Agnew resigns as Vice President of the U.S.

NovemberEdit

"People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I've earned everything I've got."

President Richard Nixon, November 17, 1973

DecemberEdit

OngoingEdit

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DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ James Stuart Olson, ed. (1999). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the 1970s. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-313-30543-6.
  2. ^ Mitchell K. Hall (2008). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Nixon-Ford Era. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6410-8.
  3. ^ "Birthplace of Hip Hop". History Detectives. PBS. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  4. ^ a b "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 26, 2014
  5. ^ "Denise PARKER - Olympic Archery | United States of America". International Olympic Committee. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2019.

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