What Happened on September 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 93rd Men's U.S. Open: John Newcombe beats Jan Kodes (6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazuhisa Ishii, Japanese baseball player
  • Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • Todd McMillon, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Troy Rudolph, production asst (Suburbanators, Viper)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel N Behrman, US stage/screenwriter (Quo Vardis), dies at 80