Historical Events In 1973
Sunday, 17 October 2021
Sep 02 John R R Tolkien, British story writer (Hobbit), dies of ulcer at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 06 William H Harris, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1973.
Sep 07 Hans Lorbeer, writer, dies at 72 in the year 1973.
Sep 08 Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709) in the year 1973.
Sep 08 The first all Australian women's US Open final, (Court beats Goolagong) on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1973 samuel N Behrman, US stage/screenwriter (Quo Vardis), dies at 80
Sep 10 On this day in history muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton
Sep 11 Chile's President, Salvador Allende, deposed in a military coup on this day in history.
Sep 11 Salvador Allende Gossens, president Chile (1970-73), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
Sep 13 In the year 1973 aBC announces it obtained TV rights for the 1976 Olympics
Sep 13 Betty Field, actress (Kings Row), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 60 on this day in history.
Sep 14 Israel shoots down 13 Syrian MIG-21s in the year 1973.
Sep 16 On this day in history buff Bill OJ Simpson rushes 250 yards (2 TDs), beating NE Pats 31-13
Sep 16 On this day in history frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63
Sep 17 In the year 1973 hugo Winterhalter, composer, dies at 63
Sep 18 Nora Nicholson, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1973 bob Gilbert, actor (Never the Twain Shall Meet), dies of hepatitis 75
Sep 20 Ben[jamin F] Webster, US tenor saxophonist, dies in the year 1973.
Sep 20 Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match in the year 1973.
Sep 21 Diana Sands, actress (Landlord, Raisin in the Sun), dies at 39 in the year 1973.
Sep 21 Dr. Henry Kissinger is confirmed by the US Senate as Secretary of State in the year 1973.
Sep 22 "A Little Night Music" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway on this day in history.
Sep 22 Henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's first Jewish Secretary of State on this day in history.
Sep 23 A S Neill, British headmaster, dies at at 89 in the year 1973.
Sep 23 On this day in history former Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power
Sep 24 On this day in history portuguese Guinea (Guinea-Bissau) declares independence
Sep 25 3-man crew of Skylab II make safe splashdown in Pacific after 59 days in the year 1973.
Sep 25 In the year 1973 willie Mays night at Shea Stadium
Sep 26 Anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81 in the year 1973.
Sep 26 In the year 1973 concorde flies from Washington DC to Paris in 3h33m
Sep 27 Soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days) in the year 1973.
Sep 28 On this day in history mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
Sep 29 Soyuz 12 returns to Earth in the year 1973.