What Happened on August 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Arab terrorists open fire at Athens airport, kill 3 injure 55
  • Atlanta Braves Phil Niekro no-hits SD Padres, 9-0
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Pabst Ladies Golf Classic
  • USSR launches Mars 6

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Ed Burman, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Sean Sherk, American mixed martial artist