Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1973.
- Kevin McKidd, who voiced Jezz Torrent in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, is born in Elgin, United Kingdom.
- Sunbeam is born on May 12, in Stockholm, Sweden.
- Manny Escuela is born in Puerto Rico.
- Dwayne Forge is born in North Holland, Liberty City.
- Joseph "Joe Jon" Johnson, the Road Captain of The Angels of Death, is born in Carcer City.
- Gerald McReary is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Isaac Roth is born in Broker, Liberty City.
- Jayvon Simson is born in North Holland, Liberty City.
- Stevie is born.
- Roy Zito is born in Broker, Liberty City.
- This is the earliest year that the GTA Online Protagonist can be born.
- The film Rum Runner is released.
- Leonora Johnson takes out a restraining order against Everett Rogan.