On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1973

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 cricket batsman and captain (42 Tests; 2,936 runs @ 40.77; 7 x 100s), dies at 83
1973 Highlights

About February 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius