What Happened on September 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronald McKinnon, National Football League linebacker

Famous Deaths

  • Ben[jamin F] Webster, US tenor saxophonist, dies
  • Glenn Strange, actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke), dies at 74
  • Jim Croce, vocalist (Time in a Bottle), dies in a plane crash at 30