What Happened on February 7, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • Senate createse Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities
  • The United Loyalist Council hold a one-day strike to "re-establish some sort of Protestant or loyalist control over the affairs of the province"; loyalist paramilitaries forcibly tried to stop many people going to work and to close any businesses that had opened, North Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Baumhoff, soccer midfielder/forward (Oly-gold-96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Juwan Howard, NBA forward/center (Washington Bullets/Wizards)
  • Kristin Godridge, Traralgon Aust, tennis star (1993 Futures-Singapore)
  • Leanne Schuster, Mesa Az, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1995)
  • Sonia Paquette, St-Janvier Quebec, hurdler (Olympics-96)
  • Tim Bowens, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)