What Happened on October 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Benny Parsons wins
  • A's manager Dick Williams quits after A's beat Mets in World Series
  • Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Lowell, American Musician
  • Dan Neil, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Derrick Beatty, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Lera Auerbach, Russian composer

Famous Deaths

  • Arabi El Goni, VP/Chad parliament, murdered
  • Nasif Estéfano, Argentine racing driver (b. 1932)