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

Person of interestMerian 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

Film Director and Producer Merian C. Cooper
Film Director and Producer
Merian C. Cooper
  • 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? 47 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus