On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1973

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)
  • Kevin McKidd, Scottish actor

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding 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
1973 Highlights

About August 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo