On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Jean Kerrs "Finishing Touches" premieres in NYC
  • Mushtaq & Asif Iqbal make 350 stand for 4th wicket v NZ
  • Senate names 7 members to investigate Watergate scandal

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Gliatis, soccer player (NEC)
  • Dave Dopek, Bolingbrook Illinois, 200m runner
  • Eric Kresser, quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Tom King, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Herbie Taylor, South African cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for South Africa), dies at 83