Historical Events In 1973
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Aug 09 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Aug 09 Henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings in the year 1973.
Aug 09 USSR launches Mars 7 in the year 1973.
Aug 10 On this day in history douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57
Aug 10 On this day in history first BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco
Aug 11 Peggy Castle, actress (Lily Merrill-Lawman), dies of cirrhosis at 46 on this day in history.
Aug 12 John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies in the year 1973.
Aug 13 Ben van Eysselsteijn, Dutch playwright (Arid Earth), dies at 75 in the year 1973.
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 In the year 1973 lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one
Aug 17 On this day in history uS archaeologists in Greece uncover evidence that people went to sea as early as 7500 BC
Aug 18 In the year 1973 hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record
Aug 19 On this day in history george Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece
Aug 19 Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years in the year 1973.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 22 Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 in the year 1973.
Aug 23 Intelsat communications satellite launched in the year 1973.
Aug 24 Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history david Eisenhower last sports column
Aug 26 On this day in history david Eisenhower writes his last sports column
Aug 26 U of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing in the year 1973.
Aug 27 In the year 1973 largest hailstone ever found in Canada falls at Cedoux; weight 290 grams, diameter 114 mm (almost three times bigger than a golf ball).
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 in the year 1973.
Aug 28 In the year 1973 in Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured
Aug 29 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 in the year 1973.
Aug 30 In the year 1973 kenya bans the hunting of elephants and the trade in ivory.
Aug 31 John Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78 in the year 1973.
Aug 31 On this day in history the first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)
Sep 01 In the year 1973 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Sep 01 In the year 1973 george Foreman KOs Jose Roman in the 1st to retain heavyweight title