Historical Events for March 1973

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Events 1 - 54 of 54

1st - Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
1st - Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race
2nd - "Black September" terrorists occupy Saudi Embassy in Khartoum
3rd - "Shelter" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 31 performances
4th - 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
5th - Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives
6th - In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter (he hits 2 HRs & knocks in 7 RBIs)
7th - Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory
7th - Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh
8th - Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/US longest, opens
8th - Paul & Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis
8th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
8th - The Provisional Irish Republican Army undertakes its first operation in Great Britain, planting four car bombs in London; 10 members of PIRA are arrested at Heathrow Airport while trying to leave the country
10th - BPAA US Open by Mike McGrath
10th - Morocco adopts constitution
34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower 10th - 20th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Maryland, 76-74
11th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA S&H Green Stamp Golf Classic
13th - Syria adopts constitution
13th - "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
13th - Minskoff Theater opens at 200 W 45th St NYC
14th - Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
16th - Shah of Iran and Consortium members agree to nationalize all assets immediately in return for an assured 20-year supply of Iranian oil
16th - OPEC discusses raising prices to offset decline of U.S. dollar value
17th - Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge
17th - St Patrick's Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
18th - "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 296 performances
18th - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
19th - Dean tells Nixon, "There is a cancer growing on the Presidency"
Baseball Player Roberto ClementeBaseball Player Roberto Clemente 20th - Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death
20th - NBC TV premiere of pilot episode of "Police Story", based on Los Angeles Police Dept. Joseph Wambaugh's writings
21st - Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals
23rd - After a 5½ year run soap "Love is a Many Splendored Thing" ends
23rd - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
23rd - Yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in USA
24th - Harley Race beats Dory Funk Jr in Kansas City, to become NWA champ
24th - Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title
24th - Professional track debut of Kip Keino defeating Jim Ryun in the mile
24th - SF 49er pres Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams
25th - 27th Tony Awards: That Championship Season & Little Night Music win
25th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Sears Women's Golf Classic
25th - Majid Khan & Mushtaq Mohammad both out for 99 in Test v Eng
Artist & Musician Yoko OnoArtist & Musician Yoko Ono 26th - 35th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Memphis 81-76
26th - TV Soap "The Young & the Restless" premieres on CBS
26th - Susan Shaw is first woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange
26th - UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title
27th - Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
27th - Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding & LSD possession
27th - 45th Academy Awards - "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support of Indians
29th - Dave Cowens wins NBA MVP
29th - US troops leave Vietnam, 9 yrs after Tonkin Resolution
30th - Ellsworth Bunker resigns as US ambassador to South Vietnam
31st - Flyers score 8 goals in 1 period vs Islanders, on 60 shots
31st - Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12 round split decision
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 31st - 127th Grand National: Brian Fletcher aboard Red Rum wins

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