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Historical Events In 1973

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Aug 09   In the year 1973 charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88  

Aug 09   Henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1973 uSSR launches Mars 7  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46  

Aug 12   On this day in history john Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies  

Aug 13   Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 in the year 1973.  

Aug 14   US bombs Cambodia on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1973 selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85  

Aug 17   Conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1973 lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one  

Aug 17   In the year 1973 uS archaeologists in Greece uncover evidence that people went to sea as early as 7500 BC  

Aug 18   On this day in history 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   Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Intelsat communications satellite launched in the year 1973.  

Aug 24   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   David Eisenhower last sports column in the year 1973.  

Aug 26   On this day in history david Eisenhower writes his last sports column  

Aug 26   U of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing in the year 1973.  

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   6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527 in the year 1973.  

Aug 28   An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people in the year 1973.  

Aug 28   On this day in history in Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured  

Aug 29   On this day in history michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38  

Aug 30   On this day in history kenya bans the hunting of elephants and the trade in ivory.  

Aug 31   On this day in history john Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78  

Aug 31   The first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)  

Sep 01   On this day in history george Foreman KOs Jose Roman in the 1st to retain heavyweight title  

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Famous Birthdays In 1973

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of abu Wilson, running back (Indianapolis Colts)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of chris Woodruff, Knoxville Tenn, tennis star (1993 NCAA Division I)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of fredric Ford, WLAF CB (Scotland Claymores)/NFL cornerback (Eagles)  

Jan 02   Sarah Schwald, Bellingham Wash, 1.5k runner was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Lucy Davis, British actress was born in the year 1973.  

Jan 02   In the year 1973 birth of will Kirby, American actor  

Jan 04   Lamont Warren, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Josie Davis, LA Calif, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1973

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79  

Jan 11   Isabel Randolph, actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68  

Jan 16   In the year 1973 ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65  

Jan 17   On this day in history fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77  

Jan 19   In the year 1973 max Adrian, actor (Boy Friend, Her Favorite Husband), dies at 69  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of amilcar L Cabral, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered 51  

Jan 22   Lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64 on this day in history.  

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