What Happened on July 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chic's Wilbur Wood starts & loses both games of a doubleheader with NY Yankees, 12-2, & 7-0
  • Jack Brisco beats Harley Race in Houston, to become NWA champ
  • The US Senate passes the War Powers Act.

Famous Birthdays

  • Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway
  • Mads Rieper, Danish footballer
  • Peter Forsberg, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32

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Karate Star/Actor
Bruce Lee
  • Robert Smithson, American land artist (b. 1938)