What Happened on February 11, 1973

Historical Events

  • 1st one-day international for Pakistan & NZ
  • 1st sub 17-min 1,500m female free style swim (Shane Gould 16m56.9s)
  • Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethan Iverson, American pianist, composer, and critic, born in Menomonie, Wisconsin
  • Jeon Do-yeon, Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Tom Tumulty, American linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
  • Varg Vikernes, Norwegian black metal musician (convicted of murder and arson), born in Bergen, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Elisabeth Achelis, American heiress, writer, and proponent of the 13-month World Calendar, dies at 93
  • J. Hans D. Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65
1973 Highlights

About February 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crocodile Rock - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Blockbuster - Sweet