What Happened on March 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • After a 5½ year run soap "Love is a Many Splendored Thing" ends
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in USA

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • David Vaughn, NBA forward (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
  • Igor Nikitin, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Jason Kidd, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Jerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
  • Kathy Carboy, diver (Olympics-96), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Naoko Sawamatsu, Nishinomiya Japan, tennis star (1994 Singapore)
  • Ninya Perna, Miss USA-Nevada (1997)
  • Rob Lazeo, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Wim Eyckmans, Belgian racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Maynard, actor (Phantom Rancher, $50,000 Reward), dies at 77