What Happened on February 17, 1973

Historical Events

  • Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut v Pakistan, his only Test Cricket

Meeting of Interest

US National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger meets Chinese leader Mao Zedong, where the latter jokingly offers to send 10 million Chinese women to the United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Robinson, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Drew Barry, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Frank Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Raymond Jackson, NFL defensive back (Buffalo Bills)
1973 Highlights

About February 17, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 13 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