On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fadden, 13th Prime Minister of Australia, dies at 79

Merian C. Cooper

Merian C. Cooper, American film director and producer (King Kong) and aviator (Kościuszko Squadron, Director-Pan American Airways), dies of cancer at 79

  • Ursula Jeans, British actress (Cavalcade, Over the Moon, I Lived With You), dies of cancer at 66
1973 Highlights

About April 21, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus