What Happened on September 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Jackson Pollocks painting "Blue Poles" sold for $2,000,000

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Nate Archibald signs 7 yr contract with NBA KC Kings for $450,000

NBA Point Guard Nate Archibald
NBA Point Guard
Nate Archibald
  • NY Mets go into 1st place (at .500) after trailing 12½ games

Famous Birthdays

  • Oswaldo Sanchez, Mexican footballer
  • Vanessa Grigoriadis, American journalist
  • Virginia Ruano-Pascual, tennis star, born in Madrid, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Diana Sands, actress (Landlord, Raisin in the Sun), dies at 39
  • William CF Plomer, South African libretto writer (Curlew River), dies at 69