What Happened on March 24, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champ
  • Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title
  • Professional track debut of Kip Keino defeating Jim Ryun in the mile
  • SF 49er pres Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams

Famous Birthdays

  • Atle Larsen, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • Chip McCaw, volleyball setter (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Oly-gold-1998)
  • Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
  • Jim Parsons, actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Houston, Texas
  • Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympics-silver-1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Oly-G-98)