On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1973

Historical Events

  • 1st mobile phone call is made in downtown Manhattan, NYC by Motorola employee Martin Cooper to the Bell Labs headquarters in New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Scott, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Greg DeLong, American football player, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Orefield, Pennsylvania
  • Jamie Bamber, English actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Kelly Lochbaum, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Abbotsford, Canada
  • Kelly Price, American R&B and gospel vocalist ("Friend of Mine"), born in Queens, New York
  • Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor (Geometry in Venice), born in Toronto, Ontario
1973 Highlights

About April 3, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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