What Happened on July 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • James R Schlesinger ends term as 9th director of CIA
  • Nation Black Network begins operation on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Kay, British comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Grable, US actress (How to Marry a Millionaire), dies at 56
  • Chick Hafey, baseball player (b. 1903)
  • Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (b. 1892)
  • George Macready, US, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place), dies at 73
  • George McBride, baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Swede Savage, dies of injuries at Indianapolis 500