What Happened on June 28, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Lawsuit in Detroit challenges Little League's "no girls" rule
  • New Zealand ship HMNZS Otago sails for Mururoa test zone after France’s refusal to accept an International Court of Justice injunction against its atmospheric nuclear testing; NZ Prime Minister Norman Kirk told the crew of the Otago that their Mururoa mission was an ‘honourable’ one
  • Northern Ireland Assembly elections take place

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete
  • Alberto Berastegui, Spain, tennis star
  • Brian Maisonneuve, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ingrid Seynhaeve, model (Look of the Year 1991), born in Brussels, Belgium