Historical Events In 1973
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Aug 09 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88 in the year 1973.
Aug 09 In the year 1973 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 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 In the year 1973 peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46
Aug 12 John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies in the year 1973.
Aug 13 On this day in history ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75
Aug 14 On this day in history uS bombs Cambodia
Aug 15 Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens in the year 1973.
Aug 16 On this day in history selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85
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 US archaeologists in Greece uncover evidence that people went to sea as early as 7500 BC in the year 1973.
Aug 18 Hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record on this day in history.
Aug 19 George Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece in the year 1973.
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 Intelsat communications satellite launched on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1973 billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76
Aug 26 On this day in history david Eisenhower last sports column
Aug 26 David Eisenhower writes his last sports column in the year 1973.
Aug 26 On this day in history u of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing
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 On this day in history 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
Aug 28 An earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1973 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 In the year 1973 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) in the year 1973.
Sep 01 In the year 1973 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.