1973 in the United States

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1973 in the United States
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Events from the year 1973 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

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

February

March

April

May

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

June

July

August

  • August 8 – The death of Dean Corll leads to the discovery of the Houston Mass Murders: 27 boys were killed by 3 men.
  • August 15 – The U.S. bombing of Cambodia ends, officially halting 12 years of combat activity in Southeast Asia.

September

October

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

November

"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

December

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

See also: Deaths in 1973

See also

References

  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. 3.0 3.1 "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 2014  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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