What Happened on July 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Braves Hank Aaron hits Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th HR

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa Atoll in the Pacific
  • USSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of red planet

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Landry, Louisiana, Miss Universe-USA (1996)
  • Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
  • Steve Taneyhill, WLAF QB (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Famous Deaths

  • Russell Hardie, dies after long illness at 69