On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 37th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Due to weather delays final round is played on Monday with Tommy Aaron winning his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of J. C. Snead
  • Netherlands recognizes North Vietnam
  • Otto Kerner, former governor of Illinois, convicted for his role in an illegal racetrack scheme

Famous Birthdays

  • Spencer "Spenny" Rice, Canadian entertainer, born in Toronto, Ontario