Puneet Varma

1973 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1973 in Turkey
Decades:  1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s

Events in the year 1973 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 14th Parliament of Turkey (up to 14 October)
  • 15th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President
  • Prime Minister:
  • Cabinet

  • 35th government of Turkey (up to 15 April 1973)
  • 36th government of Turkey (from 15 April 1973)
  • Events

  • 28 January - Assassination of Mehmet Baydar and Bahadır Demir two Turkish consular officials in California by Gourgen Yanikian an Armenian origin terrorist. Beginning of a series of ASALA murders
  • 26 February - Republican Party merged to Nationalistic Reliance Party.
  • 6 April - After 15th election cycles, Fahri Korutürk was elected as Turkish president (Turkish presidential election, 1973)
  • 27 May - Galatasaray won the championship of Turkish football league.
  • 14 October. Republican People's Party (CHP) won the general elections with plurality.
  • 30 October Bosphorus Bridge opened to service (First bridege between Asia and Europe)
  • Births

  • 10 May - Rüştü Reçber, goalkeeper
  • 14 June - Halil Mutlu, weightlifter
  • 16 June - Balçiçek İlter, journalist
  • 27 August - Burak Kut, singer
  • 31 October - Arzum Onan actress
  • Deaths

  • 27 January - Mehmet Baydar and Bahadır Demir, two Turkish consuls in the US assassinated by Armenian Genocide survivor Gourgen Yanikian
  • 21 March - Aşık Veysel, folk poet
  • 21 April: Kemal Tahir, novelist
  • 13 October: Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (pen name Halikarnas Balıkçısı), novelist
  • 8 November: Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel, poet
  • 25 December İsmet İnönü, second president of Turkey
  • References

    1973 in Turkey Wikipedia


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