Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1973.
- Sunbeam is born on May 12, in Stockholm, Sweden.
- Gerald McReary is born.
- Dwayne Forge is born.
- Isaac Roth is born.
- Roy Zito is born in Liberty City.
- Joe Jon, the Road Captain of The Angels of Death, is born in Carcer City.
- The film Rum Runner is released.
- This is the earliest year that the GTA Online Protagonist can be born.