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