On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Egglesfield, American actor
  • Svetlana Boginskaya, Soviet gymnast

Famous Deaths

  • Max Yasgur, owner Woodstock-festival farmland, dies at 53
  • Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (b. 1883)