Historical Events In 1973
Monday, 10 May 2021
Aug 09 On this day in history charlie Daniels, US swimmer (Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08), dies at 88
Aug 09 Henry McCullough & Denny Seiwell quit Wings on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history uSSR launches Mars 7
Aug 10 Douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57 in the year 1973.
Aug 10 In the year 1973 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 On this day in history john Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies
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 on this day in history.
Aug 16 Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history conrad Aiken, US poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74
Aug 17 Lee Trevino's 1st hole-in-one in the year 1973.
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 Hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record on this day in history.
Aug 19 George Papadopoulos becomes the first president of Greece in the year 1973.
Aug 19 Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years in the year 1973.
Aug 20 On this day in history 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
Aug 22 Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Aug 23 Intelsat communications satellite launched in the year 1973.
Aug 24 In the year 1973 billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76
Aug 26 In the year 1973 david Eisenhower last sports column
Aug 26 On this day in history david Eisenhower writes his last sports column
Aug 26 On this day in history u of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing
Aug 27 Largest hailstone ever found in Canada falls at Cedoux; weight 290 grams, diameter 114 mm (almost three times bigger than a golf ball) on this day in history.
Aug 28 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527 on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1973 an earthquake jolts Mexico, killing more than 500 people.
Aug 28 In Veracruz, Mexico a 7.2 earthquake resulted in more than 600 reported killed, thousands injured on this day in history.
Aug 29 Michael Dunn, short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Kenya bans the hunting of elephants and the trade in ivory in the year 1973.
Aug 31 On this day in history john Ford, US director (Mary of Scotland, Stagecoach), dies at 78
Aug 31 The first heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman) in the year 1973.
Sep 01 74-year-old Hafnia Hotel burns, killing 35 (Copenhagen, Denmark) on this day in history.
Sep 01 George Foreman KOs Jose Roman in the 1st to retain heavyweight title on this day in history.