Historical Events In 1973
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Aug 09 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88 in the year 1973.
Aug 09 On this day in history henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings
Aug 09 In the year 1973 uSSR launches Mars 7
Aug 10 Douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57 in the year 1973.
Aug 10 In the year 1973 first BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco
Aug 11 On this day in history peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46
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 US bombs Cambodia in the year 1973.
Aug 15 Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1973.
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 In the year 1973 louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77
Aug 23 Intelsat communications satellite launched on this day in history.
Aug 24 Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1973 david Eisenhower last sports column
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) 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 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 in the year 1973.
Aug 30 Kenya bans the hunting of elephants and the trade in ivory in the year 1973.
Aug 31 On this day in history john Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78
Aug 31 In the year 1973 the first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)
Sep 01 On this day in history 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Sep 01 George Foreman KOs Jose Roman in the 1st to retain heavyweight title in the year 1973.