On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1973

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • 40,000 civil servants demonstrate against higher pension contribution
  • 6th ABA All-Star Game: West 123 beats East 111 at Utah
  • Bernice Fekete skips her curling rink to 2nd straight 8-ender, Edm

Famous Birthdays

  • Arie Obdam, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Venhuizen, Netherlands
  • Fred Miller, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lulama Masikazana, South African cricket wicket-keeper (Kwazulu for E Province), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Ira S Bowen, US physicist/astronomer (Mt Wilson/Palomar), dies at 74