What Happened on July 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • $180,000 in Led Zeppelin receipts are robbed from NY Hilton
  • Greek plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen Dorff, actor (I Know My Name is Steven), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Wanya Morris, [Squirt], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Eileen Percy, silent film actress (Wicked, Backstage), dies at 72
  • Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)
  • Roger Williamson, English racing driver (b. 1948)