What Happened on February 5, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Comic strip "Hagar The Horrible" by Dik Browne debuts
  • 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, Quito Ecuador, actor (Tomas Rivera-Another World)
  • Israel Raybon, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
  • Laura Espinoza-Watson, female infielder (Silver Bullets), born in Torrance, California
  • Richard Matvichuk, Ft Saskatchewan C, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dutch singer

Famous Deaths

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