What Happened on August 17, 1973

Historical Events

Sports History

Willie Mays hits 660th & last HR (off Don Gullett of Cincinnati)

Famous Birthdays

  • A J Wood, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Aiken, American poet (Pulitzer), dies at 74
  • Jean Barraqué, French composer, dies at 44
  • Paul Williams, American baritone singer and choreographer (The Temptations - "Cloud Nine"), commits suicide at 32

About August 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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