On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • BEA flight to Basel Switzerland, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143
  • Kansas City Royals open their new park, Royals Stadium with 12-1 rout of the Texas Rangers; attendance 39,476
  • Pakistan suspends constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • Christopher Simmons, American graphic designer, born in Canada
  • Guillaume Canet, French actor and film director (Tell No One), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Roberto Carlos, Brazilian soccer left back (Brazil 125 caps, Real Madrid), born in Garça, São Paulo, Brazil