Historical Events In 1973
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Jul 14 Phil Everly storms off stage declaring an end to the Everly Brothers on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1973 ray Davies, announces retirement from Kinks then attempts suicide
Jul 16 During Watergate hearings, Butterfield reveals existence of tapes in the year 1973.
Jul 16 On this day in history trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91
Jul 18 In the year 1973 british actor Jack Hawkins actor, dies at 62
Jul 18 Jack Hawkins, actor (Ben Hur, Ben-Four Just Men), dies at 62 in the year 1973.
Jul 19 Clarence White, rocker (Byrds), killed by drunken driver at 29 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32 in the year 1973.
Jul 21 Hank Aaron becomes 2nd major leaguer to hit 700 HRs on this day in history.
Jul 21 Russell Hardie, dies after long illness at 69 on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history uSSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of the red planet
Jul 22 On this day in history 28th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning
Jul 23 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 in the year 1973.
Jul 23 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die in the year 1973.
Jul 24 On this day in history mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
Jul 25 On this day in history george Harrison pays œ1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album
Jul 25 In the year 1973 uSSR launches Mars 5
Jul 26 Mike Burke, Pres (NY Yankees)/dir (Madison Sq Garden), dies in the year 1973.
Jul 28 On this day in history launch of Skylab 3, the second manned mission to the first U.S. manned space station, was piloted by MAJ Jack R. Lousma, USMC with CAPT Alan L. Bean, USN as the Commander of the mission and former Navy electronics officer, Owen K. Garriott as Science Pilot. The mission lasted 59 days, 11 hours and included 858 Earth orbits. Recovery by USS New Orleans (LPH-11).
Jul 28 In the year 1973 royal Butler, actor, dies at 80
Jul 28 Skylab 3's astronauts (Bean, Garriott & Lousma) launched on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
Jul 29 In the year 1973 greek plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy
Jul 30 Erich Katz, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1973.
Jul 31 On this day in history delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later
Aug 01 Gian Francesco Malipiero, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1973.
Aug 02 Jean-Pierre Melville, director (Bob Le Flambeur), dies at 57 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84 in the year 1973.
Aug 03 In the year 1973 flash fire kills 51 at amusement park. (Isle of Man, UK)
Aug 04 Eddie Condon jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history eddie Condon, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show), dies at 68
Aug 05 USSR launches Mars 6 on this day in history.
Aug 06 Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, dictator Cuba (1940-58), dies at 72 in the year 1973.
Aug 07 On this day in history jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies