Not just because its the year of my birth (1973) which is a prime number its self, but because 73 is awesome.
Here is some data from Wikipedia
But in short:
- 73 is a prime number. The 21st prime number.
- 7*3 = 21.
- If you swap the numbers around it becomes 37 which is also a prime number – the 12th (position numbers also swapped).
- In binary, 73 is a palindrome, 1001001, which backwards is 1001001, exactly the same.
- And did I mention that 73 was the year I was born in?
And 73 featured in The Big Bang Theory which you can watch here:
And yes – TBBT is where I found out about it 🙂