On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • Drummer Gene Krupa plays for the final time with the Benny Goodman Quartet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Benford, American football tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Windsor Forest, Georgia
  • Luke Fickell, American football defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Columbus, Ohio
1973 Highlights

About August 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo