What Happened on February 16, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • West Indies v Australia at Kingston, 1st time since 1955 without Sobers

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Freeman, Mackay Aust, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • Christian Bassedas, Argentine former footballer
  • James Young, Australian water polo player (Olympics-96)
  • Nikos Kostakis, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Van der Bijl, cricketer (outstanding S Af bat in 1938-39), dies