Historical Events In 1973
Friday, 19 August 2022
Sep 02 In the year 1973 john R R Tolkien, British story writer (Hobbit), dies of ulcer at 81
Sep 06 William H Harris, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Sep 07 Hans Lorbeer, writer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709) in the year 1973.
Sep 08 In the year 1973 the first all Australian women's US Open final, (Court beats Goolagong)
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 In the year 1973 eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
Sep 13 ABC announces it obtained TV rights for the 1976 Olympics on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history betty Field, actress (Kings Row), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 60
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 Frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history 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 Bob Gilbert, actor (Never the Twain Shall Meet), dies of hepatitis 75 on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1973 ben[jamin F] Webster, US tenor saxophonist, dies
Sep 20 Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match in the year 1973.
Sep 21 In the year 1973 diana Sands, actress (Landlord, Raisin in the Sun), dies at 39
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 In the year 1973 henry Kissinger, sworn in as America's first Jewish Secretary of State
Sep 23 On this day in history a S Neill, British headmaster, dies at at 89
Sep 23 In the year 1973 former Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power
Sep 24 On this day in history portuguese Guinea (Guinea-Bissau) declares independence
Sep 25 In the year 1973 3-man crew of Skylab II make safe splashdown in Pacific after 59 days
Sep 25 Willie Mays night at Shea Stadium on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1973 anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81
Sep 26 In the year 1973 concorde flies from Washington DC to Paris in 3h33m
Sep 27 On this day in history soyuz 12 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit (2 days)
Sep 28 On this day in history mantan Moreland, comedian (Watermelon Man), dies at 71
Sep 29 In the year 1973 soyuz 12 returns to Earth