What Happened on September 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Desert Song" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Buff Bill O.J. Simpson rushes 250 yards (2 TDs), beating NE Pats 31-13

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Vinokourov, Kazakh cyclist
  • Clint Peay, Columbia Md, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)
  • George Corrie, English Footballer
  • Justin Haythe, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Meyer, actor (Faraway Hill), dies at 63
  • Leonard Carmichael, American Psychologist, dies at 74