What Happened on August 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Roberto Clemente & Warren Spahn inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stevie Wonder involved in car crash, goes into a 4 day coma

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Kellerman, American sportscaster
  • Mike Sheldon, WLAF Guard (Rhein Fire)
  • Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist
  • Vera Farmiga, American actress

Famous Deaths

Person of interestFulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, Cuban Dictator (1940-58), dies at 72

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista
Cuban President and Dictator
Fulgencio Batista
  • Memphis Minnie, American blues musician, dies at 76