What Happened on August 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Guitarist Henry McCullough and drummer Denny Seiwell quit the Wings group founded by Paul McCartney

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • USSR launches Mars 7

Famous Birthdays

  • Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • James McKeehan, tight end (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jay Hagood, tackle (NY Jets)
  • Jimmy King, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Jochen Molling, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Kevin McKidd, Scottish actor
  • Larry Stallworth, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Anthony Perkins (41) weds photographer Berinthia Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts


Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (4 Olympic golds 1904, 08), dies at 88
  • Dean Corll, shot, he raped & killed 26 boys