On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1973

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali beats British heavyweight boxing champion Joe Bugner by unanimous points decision in 12 rounds at Las Vegas Convention Centre

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Famous Birthdays

  • George Hegamin, American football offensive lineman (Dallas Cowboys, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Michael "Mike" Theodore Lambert IV, US rower (Olympics 1996), born in Thomaston, Georgia
  • Steve McNair, American football quarterback (Houston Oilers, Titans), born in Mount Olive, Mississippi (d. 2009)
  • Tyus Edney, American basketball player (Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings), born in Gardena, California
1973 Highlights

About February 14, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius