What Happened on April 6, 1973

Historical Events

  • America launches the Pioneer 11 (Pioneer G) probe to study Jupiter & Saturn
  • Dock strike in Gent/Antwerp, Belgium
  • Indian troops invade Sikkim

Sports History

Roberto Clemente Day, Pittsburgh Pirates retire his #21

  • Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes 1st designated hitter, he walks
1973 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Gina Yashere, English comedian
  • Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Rie Miyazawa, Japanese actress/singer
  • Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
Born in 1973

About April 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia - Vicki Lawrence
  • UK #1 Song: Get Down - Gilbert O'sullivan