What Happened on August 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Garry Sobers scores 26th & last Test Cricket ton 150 v Eng Lord's
  • John Adams & his drum - become a right-field fixture in Cleve Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Brunette, Canadian NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Barret Oliver, actor (Never Ending Story, Secret Garden)
  • Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor, born in Port Richmond, New York
  • Dave Chappelle, American actor and comedian, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer, born in Barendrecht, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family), dies at 76
  • Slava Vorlova, composer, dies at 79