What Happened on September 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Desert Song" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
  • Conference of less developed countries approves forming "producers' associations" and calls for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied Arab lands

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • Paddy Considine, English actor and musician, born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Fournier, American baseball player (b. 1889)