A Controversial decision by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of the laws restricting access to abortions.
1973 · The Watergate Scandal
Being a political scandal that involved President Richard Nixon, The Watergate scandal was an attempt to cover up the Nixon Administrations involvement of a break in at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. The conspiracy was discovered after the burglars were caught. Because of the scandal, multiple abuses of power of the members of the Nixon administration were discovered. It also revealed that the President had a recording system in his office and had a recording of many controversial conversations.
1973 · The World Trade Center Opens
The World Trade Center was a complex of seven buildings with the Twin Towers each soaring 1,368 feet into the air. Minoru Yamasaki was chosen as lead architect in 1962. Construction of the complex took almost 20 years to complete.
1 English (mainly Gloucestershire), Dutch, and German (also Türk): from Middle English, Old French turc, Middle High and Low German Turc ‘Turk’, from Turkish türk. In theory this could be an ethnic name but, both in England and northwest Europe, it is generally a nickname for a person with black hair and a swarthy complexion or a cruel, rowdy, or unruly person. The Dutch and German surname also represents a house name, derived from the use of a picture of a Turk as a house sign. It is also found as a nickname for someone who had taken part in the wars against the Turks.2 English: from a medieval personal name, a back-formation from Turkel , misanalyzed as containing the Old French diminutive suffix -el.3 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Tuirc, a patronymic from the byname Torc ‘boar’.