On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Sessler, American TV show host, born in Berkeley, California,
  • Devin Wyman, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in East Palo Alto, California
  • Jermane Mayberry, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Floresville, Texas
  • Olivier Jacque, French motorcyclist, born in Villerupt, France
  • Vincent Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Dunn, American short actor (Justine, Boom, Madigan), dies at 38
  • Stringer Davis, English actress (Mouse on the Moon; Miranda), dies at about 77
1973 Highlights

About August 29, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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