What Happened on September 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic (Washington, D.C. to Paris) in record-breaking time (3h33m).
  • Turkey's state of siege ends (after 2½ years)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Small, Scottish snooker player
  • David Richie, NFL nost tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Marty Casey, American singer (Lovehammers)
  • Olga Vasdeki, Greek triple jumper

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81