On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1973

Historical Events

  • Intelsat communications satellite launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Blake, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • James Roe, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jason Clemett, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model, born in Thane, India
1973 Highlights

About August 23, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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