On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1973

Historical Events

  • Funeral for LC William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam War
  • Juan Corona sentenced to 25 consecutive life terms for 25 murders

Famous Birthdays

  • Diego Serrano, Ecuadorian-born American actor (Tomas Rivera-Another World), born in Quito, Ecuador
  • Israel Raybon, American football defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Laura Espinoza-Watson, American baseball infielder (Silver Bullets), born in Torrance, California
  • Richard Matvichuk, Canadian NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dutch singer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • George Morrison, dies at 82
  • L C William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam, funeral
1973 Highlights

About February 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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