Historical Events In 1973
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Aug 09 On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88
Aug 09 In the year 1973 henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings
Aug 09 USSR launches Mars 7 in the year 1973.
Aug 10 In the year 1973 douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57
Aug 10 First BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco in the year 1973.
Aug 11 Peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46 on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history john Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies
Aug 13 In the year 1973 ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
Aug 14 US bombs Cambodia on this day in history.
Aug 15 Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens in the year 1973.
Aug 16 Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74
Aug 17 In the year 1973 lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one
Aug 17 US archaeologists in Greece uncover evidence that people went to sea as early as 7500 BC in the year 1973.
Aug 18 In the year 1973 hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record
Aug 19 In the year 1973 george Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece
Aug 19 In the year 1973 pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years
Aug 20 Saskatchewan Rough Rider fullback George Reed sets all time world pro football rushing record, beating the 12,312 yards held by the NFL's Jimmy Brown in the year 1973.
Aug 22 Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history intelsat communications satellite launched
Aug 24 Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 in the year 1973.
Aug 26 On this day in history david Eisenhower last sports column
Aug 26 David Eisenhower writes his last sports column on this day in history.
Aug 26 U of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing on this day in history.
Aug 27 Largest hailstone ever found in Canada falls at Cedoux; weight 290 grams, diameter 114 mm (almost three times bigger than a golf ball) in the year 1973.
Aug 28 In the year 1973 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
Aug 28 An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people in the year 1973.
Aug 28 In Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
Aug 30 Kenya bans the hunting of elephants and the trade in ivory on this day in history.
Aug 31 John Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78 in the year 1973.
Aug 31 On this day in history the first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)
Sep 01 In the year 1973 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Sep 01 In the year 1973 george Foreman KOs Jose Roman in the 1st to retain heavyweight title