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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.  

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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   In the year 1973 birth of chris Woodruff, Knoxville Tenn, tennis star (1993 NCAA Division I)  

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 in the year 1973.  

Jan 02   Lucy Davis, British actress was born in the year 1973.  

Jan 02   Will Kirby, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Lamont Warren, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts) was born in the year 1973.  

Jan 16   Josie Davis, LA Calif, actress (Sarah-Charles in Charge) [or Jun 19] was born in the year 1973.  

Famous Deaths In 1973

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79 in the year 1973.  

Jan 11   Isabel Randolph, actress (Missing Corpse), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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   Fred Essler, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history max Adrian, actor (Boy Friend, Her Favorite Husband), dies at 69  

Jan 20   Amilcar L Cabral, fought for Guinea Bissau independence, murdered 51 died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64  

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