What Happened on May 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
  • Wendy Ward, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Classic-15th), born in San Antonio, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest MacMillan, composer, dies at 79