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Historical Events In 1973

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 09   On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88  

Aug 09   On this day in history henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings  

Aug 09   USSR launches Mars 7 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   First BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco on this day in history.  

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

Aug 12   John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history uS bombs Cambodia  

Aug 15   On this day in history black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens  

Aug 16   Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74 in the year 1973.  

Aug 17   Lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1973.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   On this day in history 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527  

Aug 28   In the year 1973 an earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people.  

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   In the year 1973 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   The first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman) in the year 1973.  

Sep 01   74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark) in the year 1973.  

Sep 01   In the year 1973 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   Chris Woodruff, Knoxville Tenn, tennis star (1993 NCAA Division I) was born in the year 1973.  

Jan 02   Fredric Ford, WLAF CB (Scotland Claymores)/NFL cornerback (Eagles) was born in the year 1973.  

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

Jan 02   Lucy Davis, British actress was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Will Kirby, American actor was born in the year 1973.  

Jan 04   In the year 1973 birth of lamont Warren, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)  

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   Cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Isabel Randolph, actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83 in the year 1973.  

Jan 15   Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Max Adrian, actor (Boy Friend, Her Favorite Husband), dies at 69 in the year 1973.  

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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