What Happened on March 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 35th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Memphis 81-76
  • Susan Shaw is first woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange
  • TV Soap "The Young & the Restless" premieres on CBS
  • UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Goldenhersh, American actress
  • Larry Page, American search engine pioneer and co-founder of Google, born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Marshall Faulk, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Matt Burke, Australian rugby player
  • T.R. Knight, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Don Messer, Canadian fiddler (b. 1909)
  • George Sisler, hall of famer 1st baseman (257 hits-1920), dies at 80
  • Johnny Drake, American football player (b. 1916)
  • Noel Coward, English playwright (Private Letters), dies at 73
  • Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67