What Happened on August 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Flash fire kills 51 at amusement park (Isle of Man, UK)
  • National People's party wins Dutch Antilles National elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Cutler, American bodybuilder
  • Kari Litton, Pontotoc Miss, Miss America (Mississippi-Top 10-1997)
  • Kurt Grote, US, 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympics-6th-96)
  • Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84
  • Richard Marshall, U.S. Army general (b. 1895)