On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1973

Historical Events

  • Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Bird, American indie rock singer/musician/songwriter (Are You Serious), born in Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Christine Monge, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Francisco, California
  • Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov, Russian composer (Zavod), dies at 72
  • Isabel Randolph, actress (Mrs Nester-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 83
  • Robert Ryan, American actor (Billy Budd, The Dirty Dozen, The Longest Day), dies from lung cancer at 63
1973 Highlights

About July 11, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer