On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1973

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johnny Unitas files $725,000 suit against Balt Colts

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • US ends secret bombing of Cambodia

Famous Birthdays

  • Daisuke Ishiwatari, Japanese game developer and composer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jared Borgetti, Mexican footballer, born in Culiacancito, Mexico
  • Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer, born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 1,500m 1992, 96), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Mike Mamula, American NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lackawanna, New York
  • Nancy Sweetnam, Canadian 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Lindsay, Canada
  • Romane Bohringer, French actress (Savage Nights), born in Pont-Sainte-Maxence, France
  • Wayne Chrebet, American NFL wide receiver (NY Jets), born in Garfield, New Jersey
1973 Highlights

About August 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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